Building Defect Coverage Suit Should Continue: Judge

Law360, New York (April 27, 2010, 1:41 PM EDT) -- A magistrate judge has recommended that a district court reject Structural Masonry Inc.'s bid to dismiss three insurance companies' suit claiming they are not obligated to indemnify and defend the subcontractor and its general contractor against construction defect allegations raised in a state court action.

Magistrate Judge Katherine P. Nelson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama filed her report and recommendation on Friday, concluding that Structural Masonry and the project's general contractor The Austin Co. Inc.'s joint motion to dismiss, or...
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