Judge: Insurer Has No Duty To Reimburse Utah Insurance Guaranty Association

SALT LAKE CITY - An insurer has no duty to reimburse the Utah Property & Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association (UPC) for the amount it had a statutory obligation to pay on an additional insured's behalf toward an underlying settlement because the policy issued to the insured contractor does not cover claims arising from defective work, a Utah federal judge ruled Aug. 23 (Utah Property & Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association v. Travelers Indemnity Company of Illinois, No. 12-00224, D. Utah; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 120299).

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