Mealey's Insurance - Judge Says Collapse Due To Faulty Design Is Not Covered Under Insurance Policy

Mealey's Insurance - Judge Says Collapse Due To Faulty Design Is Not Covered Under Insurance Policy

DETROIT - Because a collapse was due to a defective design, and not due to one of the listed perils providing for an exception to the collapse exclusion, coverage is not available under a business owners insurance policy, a Michigan federal judge found July 18 (Joy Tabernacle-The New Testament Church v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co., No. 13-11650, E.D. Mich.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97478).

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