Liberty Mutual Has Duty In Pella Suits: Judge

Law360, New York (July 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that two putative class action lawsuits claiming Pella Corp. manufactured and sold defective windows allege property damage that was potentially covered under policies issued by Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., triggering the insurer's duty to reimburse the company for defense costs.

The ruling Tuesday by Judge James E. Gritzner of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa granting partial summary judgment in favor of Pella and Pella Windows and Doors Inc. came after he ruled in June that Liberty...
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