3rd Circ. Partly Revives Sapa's Faulty Window Coverage Bid

Law360 (September 13, 2019, 5:39 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Friday gave aluminum products manufacturer Sapa Extrusions Inc. another shot at pursuing coverage under nine liability insurance policies for its costs to defend and settle litigation over its sale of millions of faulty window components, while affirming that Sapa cannot tap into coverage under 19 other policies.

In a mixed ruling, a three-judge appellate panel found that a Pennsylvania federal judge had applied the correct analysis to some policies in Sapa's sprawling coverage dispute with eight insurance carriers — including Liberty Mutual, AIG and Chubb Ltd. units — but not to others. The crux of the suit...

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