Contractor Loses $1.5M FCCI Steel Railing Coverage Fight

Law360, Chicago (December 12, 2012, 6:55 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday handed FCCI Commercial Insurance Co. a quick win in general contractor Structural Group Inc.’s $1.5 million suit demanding coverage for allegedly defective railings, ruling that corrosion to the railings did not constitute property damage under FCCI’s policy.

U.S. District Judge Kenneth L. Ryskamp shut down Structural's suit seeking coverage for its claims against its subcontractor and FCCI policyholder Aubrix Enterprises Inc. over the railings Aubrix installed at four condominium buildings, finding Structural did not sustain property damage as defined in...
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