No Coverage Owed For Fire At Rental Property, D.C. Federal Judge Says

WASHINGTON, D.C. - An insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify its insured for a fire that occurred at one of its rental properties because the policies at issue do not list the rental property as one of the covered "designated premises," a District of Columbia federal judge said Aug. 16 (Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Co. v. Joan Wilbon, et al., No. 13-11, D. D.C.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116156).

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