SEATTLE - A Washington federal judge on Feb. 6 granted an insurer's motion to consolidate its two coverage actions regarding its alleged duty to defend an underlying construction defect lawsuit (First Mercury Insurance Co. v. SQI Inc., et al., No. 13-2110, First Mercury Insurance Co. v. Skyline Sheet Metal Inc., et al., No. 13-2109, W.D. Wash.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15061).