No Insurance Coverage For Property Damage Incepted Before Policy Period, Judge Says

No Insurance Coverage For Property Damage Incepted Before Policy Period, Judge Says

LAS VEGAS - A commercial general liability insurer properly denied its duty to defend an insured in a construction defects case because the alleged property damage occurred prior to the policy period, a Nevada federal judge held July 12, also finding that the policy's "other insurance" provisions applied (Northern Insurance Company of New York v. National Fire & Marine Insurance Co., No. 11-01672, D. Nev.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97563).

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