'Faulty' Jail Construction Warrants No Coverage, 3rd Circ. Says

Law360, Philadelphia (March 27, 2013, 6:06 PM ET) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday freed R.M. Shoemaker Co.'s insurers from an obligation to cover claims that the construction firm performed shoddy work when it built a New Jersey jail, affirming a lower court's ruling granting summary judgment to the insurers.

In a nonprecedential opinion, the three-judge panel found in favor of Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association Insurance Co., Northern Insurance Co. of New York and Zurich American Insurance Co., concluding that the policies they issued were triggered by accidents and that the allegedly defective work did not...
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