Mealey's Insurance - Unclean Hands Serves As Defense To Insureds' Breach Of Contract Suit, Panel Says

Mealey's Insurance - Unclean Hands Serves As Defense To Insureds' Breach Of Contract Suit, Panel Says

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Insureds' claims for breach of contract and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing against their insurer for denial of a defective construction claim are barred by the insureds' unclean hands, a California appeals panel affirmed June 12 (Carvale Construction Inc., et al. v. Probuilders Specialty Insurance Company RRG, No. G048635, Calif. App., 4th Dist., Div. 3; 2014 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 4157).

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