Insurer QBE Wants Off Hook For Faulty Construction Row

Law360, New York (May 26, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT) -- QBE Insurance Corp. sued Macon Construction Group Inc. in Illinois state court on Wednesday, seeking a declaratory judgment that it has no duty to defend the company in an underlying breach of warranty suit over allegedly shoddy construction work.

The insurer alleges that the property damage allegations in the underlying complaint — initiated in 2009 by Gloria C. Valencia, who is also named as a defendant is in the current matter — are not covered under the subject commercial general liability insurance policy at issue, leaving...
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