4th Circ. Sinks Builders' Bid For Damages From Insurer

Law360, New York (March 2, 2011, 7:45 PM EST) -- G&G Builders Inc. and North American Precast Inc. are not entitled to punitive damages from their insurer in a construction collapse coverage suit, the Fourth Circuit ruled Wednesday, upholding a decision to slash $3 million from a jury verdict.

The ruling in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed Judge John T. Copenhaver Jr.'s post-verdict rulings in the building contractors' case against General Casualty Co. of Wisconsin in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.

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Case Information

Case Title

North American Precast, Inc. et al v. General Casualty Company of Wisconsin

Case Number



West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit



John T. Copenhaver, Jr.

Date Filed

December 16, 2004

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