Westfield Ordered To Defend Construction Suit

Law360, New York (July 23, 2010, 12:32 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has determined that Westfield Insurance Co. has a duty to defend subcontractor Custom Agri Systems Inc. in a contract dispute between Younglove Construction LLC and PSD Development LLC over the building of an animal feed manufacturing facility.

Judge James G. Carr of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Wednesday denied intervenor-defendant Westfield's motion for summary judgment on its duty to defend and indemnify third-party defendant Custom Agri in the case, while granting Custom Agri's countermotion for summary judgment...
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