Mealey's Insurance - Insured's Reimbursement Costs Not 'Occurrence' Under Policies, Appeals Panel Rules

Mealey's Insurance - Insured's Reimbursement Costs Not 'Occurrence' Under Policies, Appeals Panel Rules

TROY, Mich. - Reimbursement costs sought by an insured for repainting defective steel components do not constitute an "occurrence" under a commercial general liability insurance policy, a Michigan appeals panel affirmed March 25, dismissing the insured's breach of contract lawsuit (Dave Cole Decorators Inc. v. Westfield Insurance Co., No. 313641, Mich. App.; 2014 Mich. App. LEXIS 518).

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