Contractor Entitled to Continued Defense Against Allegations of Faulty Construction

    The U.S. District Court found that the contractor was entitled to a defense in the underlying state court action. Pa. Nat’l Mut. Cas. Ins. Co. v. Zonko Builders, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 168855 (D. Del. Sept. 7, 2021).     Zonko was the general contractor for building the Salt Meadows Townhomes Condominium. This included … Read more

"Your Product" Exclusion Bars Coverage

    The insurer’s motion for summary judgment was granted based upon the “your product” exclusion. Lacaze Land Dev. v. Deere & Co., 2021 U,S. Dist LEXIS 162175 (W.D. La. Aug 26, 2021).     Lacaze filed suit against John Deere, the supplier of a compact loader, skid steer and mulching head, W.L. Doggett L.L.C., … Read more

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Re-affirms American Girl To Find Coverage for Damage Caused by Subcontractors

    The trial court’s finding of no occurrence and no property damage due to faulty workmanship was reversed by the appellate court. No. 5 Walworth v. Engerman Contracting, Inc., 2021 Wis. App. LEXIS 401 (Wis. Ct. App, July 30, 2021).      Engerman was the general contractor on a construction project at a residence. … Read more