Question Of Fact Exists As To Whether Home Was Unoccupied, Judge Says

(July 12, 2016, 10:23 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Although insureds did not exercise reasonable care in maintaining heat to prevent pipes from freezing in their home while they were away, a question of fact exists as to whether the insureds’ home was unoccupied when the loss occurred, a Pennsylvania federal judge said July 7 (Joseph Jugan, et al. v. Economy Premier Assurance Co., No. 15-4272, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 87876).

(Opinion available. Document #03-160713-002Z.)

Joseph and Robin Jugan filed suit in the Berks County, Pa., Court of Common Pleas against...
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