AIG Can't Bring Drywall Defense Suit In Fla.: Judge

Law360, New York (January 25, 2011, 4:56 PM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed an American International Group Inc. unit's suit against a construction company over Chinese drywall coverage, a suit the builder claimed was merely a strategic bid to keep all of the insurer's drywall cases in Florida.

Magistrate Judge Stephen T. Brown of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Friday dismissed Granite State Insurance Co.'s suit seeking a declaration that it didn't have to indemnify construction materials supplier ProBuild Holdings Inc. and its subsidiaries, keeping the dispute to...
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