Zurich's Bid For Quick Win Backfires In Defect Coverage Row

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 1:30 PM EST) -- Zurich American Insurance Co. lost its bid for summary judgment Monday on a claim regarding Claremont Liability Insurance Co.'s duty to defend a glass company in construction defect litigation, with a California federal judge ruling Claremont had no such duty.

U.S. District Judge Irma E. Gonzalez denied Zurich summary judgment on one of its 44 claims over 12 separate underlying actions in California state court. Zurich is seeking a declaration that Claremont must cough up funds to defend and indemnify San Diego Mirror & Window in...
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