NY High Court Takes On Next-Door Damage Coverage Issue

Law360, New York (January 15, 2013, 7:36 PM EST) -- At the Second Circuit's urging, New York's highest state court agreed Tuesday to clear up whether damage to insured property from construction work on a neighbor's property could count as malicious damage covered under property insurance policies.

Finding little guidance on the issue in New York, the Second Circuit asked the New York Court of Appeals to decide if malicious damage can result from an act that isn't directed at the insured property. The federal appeals court said the issue was both unsettled and important....
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