Mealey's Insurance - Insurer Has No Duty To Defend Faulty Work Claims, Maine Federal Judge Finds

Mealey's Insurance - Insurer Has No Duty To Defend Faulty Work Claims, Maine Federal Judge Finds

PORTLAND, Maine - Under Maine law, a commercial general liability insurer has no duty to defend an insured against an underlying lawsuit for breach of contract arising from the insured's alleged faulty workmanship, a Maine federal judge ruled Feb. 4 (Ted Berry Company Inc. v. Excelsior Insurance Co., No. 13-342, D. Maine; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13585).

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