Continental Need Not Defend Faulty Turf Suit: 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (June 10, 2010, 8:38 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that Continental Casualty Co. has no duty to defend athletic turf maker Specialty Surfaces International Inc. in a suit by a school district claiming the company installed faulty turf fields as part of a $3 million project.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Wednesday affirmed a ruling by Judge John Fullam of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granting summary judgment to Continental. The lower court found that Continental's policy didn't cover...
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