Mealey's Insurance - Texas Federal Judge Says Insurer Has Duty To Defend Underlying Negligence Suit

Mealey's Insurance - Texas Federal Judge Says Insurer Has Duty To Defend Underlying Negligence Suit

DALLAS - An insurer has a duty to defend its insured in an underlying suit alleging that the insured failed to properly remediate water damage to property in storage because the underlying suit claims that the insured's actions were negligent, a Texas federal judge said June 14 (Bedivere Insurance Co., f/k/a General Accident Insurance of America v. Pacific Van & Storage of Texas Inc., d/b/a Joyce Moving and Storage Co. Inc., et al., No. 16-1111, N.D. Texas, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91265).

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