Dragas Gets 2nd Chance At Drywall Coverage Claims

Law360, New York (July 16, 2010, 2:22 PM EDT) -- A homebuilder at the center of one of the first insurance cases over defective Chinese drywall has a new shot at getting Builders Mutual Insurance Co. and Firemen's Insurance Co. of Washington, D.C., to pay for remediation costs, following a judge's decision not to throw out breach of contract counterclaims.

Judge Rebecca Beach Smith in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia found Thursday that the second time was the charm for Dragas Management Corp., which she said did a better job in...
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