Insurer Needn't Cover Roofer's $2M Car Accident Settlement

By Daphne Zhang (February 25, 2021, 4:30 PM EST) -- A Nevada federal judge on Thursday freed Ironshore Specialty Insurance Co. from having to cover a roofing company's $2 million injury settlement over a car accident that occurred when a piece of wood flew off its employee's truck and struck another car's windshield.

U.S. District Judge Robert C. Jones said that the policy's auto exclusion, which precludes damage and injury involving the use of vehicles, clearly bars coverage,  granting Ironshore's bid for summary judgment and closing the case.

Fletcher Roofing and Siding, Inc. held a general insurance policy with Ironshore, which has a coverage limit of $1 million per occurrence....

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