Mealey's Insurance - Judge: Post-Hurricane Repairs Potentially Fall Under Insurance Policy's Faulty Work Exclusion

Mealey's Insurance - Judge: Post-Hurricane Repairs Potentially Fall Under Insurance Policy's Faulty Work Exclusion

NEW ORLEANS - The installation of tarps and the use of adhesives following water damage caused by a hurricane constitute repairs and workmanship for purposes of interpreting an insurance policy's faulty workmanship exclusion, a Louisiana federal judge ruled March 5, granting partial summary judgment to insurers (Cedar Ridge LLC v. Landmark American Insurance Co., et al., No. 13-672, E.D. La.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28183).

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