Insurers Want National Fire To Cover Home Defect Suits

Law360, New York (March 28, 2011, 1:57 PM EDT) -- A group of insurers on Friday asked a court to force National Fire & Marine Insurance Co. to defend policyholders in more than two dozen suits involving home construction defects, arguing that National Fire’s rationale for denying coverage failed.

In a motion for partial summary judgment, Assurance Co. of America and several other insurers asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada for an order compelling National Fire to cover contractors in 27 suits alleging faulty construction in a range of properties in Nevada...
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