Insurer Did Not Breach Contract In Defense Of Defect Case, Judge Says

Insurer Did Not Breach Contract In Defense Of Defect Case, Judge Says

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Insureds failed to allege that an insurer breached its contract or breached its implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing in appointing counsel not allegedly independent for the defense of an underlying construction defect case, a California federal judge ruled July 10 (Park Townsend LLC and GKB Development Co. LLC v. Clarendon America Insurance Co. and DOES 1-500, No. 12-04412, N.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96412).

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