Insurer Sues To Duck Chinese-Drywall Installer Claims

Law360, New York (February 25, 2010, 3:45 PM EST) -- An American International Group Inc. affiliate has sued F. Vicino Drywall Inc., arguing that umbrella insurance policies issued to the Florida drywall installer do not cover a slew of lawsuits accusing the company of using defective Chinese drywall.

In its complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., seeks a declaration that it has no duty to defend or to indemnify Vicino in at least 17 suits over the drywall because of...
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