Panel Says Faulty Work Does Not Constitute 'Occurrence' Under CGL Insurance Policy

Panel Says Faulty Work Does Not Constitute 'Occurrence' Under CGL Insurance Policy

CINCINNATI - Under Kentucky law, a subcontractor's allegedly faulty preparation of a building pad that resulted in subsequent settling and structural damages to the building did not constitute an "occurrence" under a commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policy, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held Nov. 19 (Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co. v. Kay and Kay Contracting LLC and MW Builders Inc., No. 12-5791, 6th Cir.).

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