Mealey's Insurance - Panel Upholds Garnishment Judgment Against Insurer Over Construction Defects

Mealey's Insurance - Panel Upholds Garnishment Judgment Against Insurer Over Construction Defects

SALEM, Ore. - A trial judge correctly entered a garnishment judgment of $433,958.16 against a commercial general liability insurer for the unpaid amount of a homeowners association's judgment against an insured in an underlying construction defects case, an Oregon appeals panel affirmed Aug. 6; however, the panel reversed the attorney fee award (FountainCourt Homeowners' Association and FountainCourt Condominium Owners' Association v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., No. A147420, Ore. App.; 2014 Ore. App. LEXIS 1062).

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