Mealey's Insurance - Insurers Have No Duty To Reimburse Defense Costs Paid In Defects Lawsuit, Judge Says

Mealey's Insurance - Insurers Have No Duty To Reimburse Defense Costs Paid In Defects Lawsuit, Judge Says

DENVER - A commercial general liability insurer failed to show that other insurers owed a defense to an insured in an underlying construction defects case and, therefore, were required to reimburse for defense costs incurred, a Colorado federal judge ruled Feb. 6 (Bituminous Casualty Corp. v. Trinity Universal Insurance Company of Kansas v. Auto-Owners Insurance Co. and Owners Insurance Co., No. 12-01802, D. Colo.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14844).

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