Arch Insurance Gets Coverage Ruling Tossed In Appeals Court

Law360, New York (May 3, 2013, 6:56 PM EDT) -- A New York appeals court on Thursday reversed a lower court's finding that Arch Insurance Co. must cover H&H Builders Inc. in litigation over damages stemming from a building that collapsed during a construction project, although the insurer had not yet officially denied coverage.

Arch was brought into the suit after telling H&H an exclusion might apply but that it would continue to provide a defense, according to the opinion. A trial court found that Arch was equitably estopped from disclaiming coverage because of its prior...
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