10th Circuit Concludes Roof’s Collapse Is Excluded Under Insurance Policy

Mealey's (May 19, 2016, 9:34 AM EDT) -- DENVER — Improper maintenance contributed to a roof’s collapse, and an insurer preserved its right to rely on the improper-maintenance exclusion by raising the issue in its reservation-of-rights letter, the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held May 16, affirming summary judgment to the insurer on breach of contract and bad faith claims (Eugene Gallegos and Diane Gallegos v. Safeco Insurance Company of America, No. 15-1238, 10th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 9094).

(Order and judgment available. Document #69-160603-006R.)

On April 18, 2014, Eugene Gallegos and...
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