Insurer Was Prejudiced By Insured's Failure To Notify, 11th Circuit Says

Insurer Was Prejudiced By Insured's Failure To Notify, 11th Circuit Says

ATLANTA - Because an insured seeking coverage for damages caused by its roofing work failed to notify its excess insurer of the underlying lawsuit filed against it until after a judgment was entered in the underlying suit, the excess insurer was prejudiced by the insured's breach of the policy's notice provision and owes no coverage to the insured, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed Jan. 6 (American Guarantee & Liability Insurance Co. v. Simon Roofing & Sheet Metal Corp., No. 13-11685, 11th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 180).

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