Amerisure Drops Suit Over Apartment Defect Coverage

Law360, New York (September 22, 2011, 5:31 PM EDT) -- Amerisure Mutual Insurance Co. on Thursday ended its lawsuit seeking to avoid covering a Florida construction company in underlying litigation alleging water leakage and other defects at a Louisiana apartment complex because of poor workmanship.

U.S. District Judge Federico A. Moreno dismissed the case with prejudice at the request of Amerisure and Pompano Beach, Fla.-based M&R Drywall Inc.

An attorney for M&R, Mark C. Perry, said Thursday that the underlying construction defect lawsuit that Southgate Towers LLC filed against M&R and several other parties in Louisiana...
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