Insurers Have No Duty To Defend, Indemnify Faulty Work, Magistrate Judge Says

(July 6, 2016, 12:37 PM EDT) -- PITTSBURGH — Under Pennsylvania law, commercial general liability insurers have no duty to defend or indemnify insureds for a negligent performance of contract claim arising out of alleged faulty workmanship, a Pennsylvania federal magistrate judge ruled June 30 (Peerless Insurance Co. and Ohio Security Insurance Co. v. Manown Builders, et al., No. 15-281, W.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85261).

(Memorandum opinion available. Document #69-160805-001Z.)

On Aug. 18, 2011, Bradley R. Scott and Rebecca J. Belski sued Manown Builders, Clinton H. Manown & Sons, CHM Land...
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