Judge Errs In Finding Partner Stood In Shoes Of Insured For Defects Claims, Panel Rules

Judge Errs In Finding Partner Stood In Shoes Of Insured For Defects Claims, Panel Rules

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge prematurely determined that a managing partner stood in the shoes of an insured with regard to underlying allegations of construction defects, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals found Oct. 25, reversing and remanding (Century Surety Co. v. Belmont Seattle LLC, et al., No. 13-35039, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 21857).

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