Mealey's Insurance - CGL Insurer Has No Duty To Indemnify Construction Defects Judgment, Judge Says

Mealey's Insurance - CGL Insurer Has No Duty To Indemnify Construction Defects Judgment, Judge Says

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A commercial general liability insurer has no duty to indemnify an insured against an underlying construction defects judgment totaling $700,000 because breach of contract is not an "occurrence" under the policy, an Alabama federal judge ruled Feb. 11 (Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Co. v. Howard Snider, et al., No. 11-215, M.D. Ala.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16920).

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