AIG Owes Coverage For Maine Builder Mishap: 1st Circ.

Law360, New York (July 28, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT) -- The First Circuit on Wednesday found that an AIG Insurance Co. of Canada policy provided primary coverage for claims against a Maine construction company and its insurer related to a 2007 job site accident, reversing a lower court ruling.

A three-judge panel reached the opposite conclusion of the district court in interpreting “other insurance” clauses spelling out the coverage terms of the overlapping polices at issue. AIG unsuccessfully argued that its policy with a subcontractor on the building project for the University of Southern Maine provided...
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