Evanston Calls NAC’s Refusal To Cover Builder ‘Unscrupulous’

Law360, New York (August 27, 2013, 4:57 PM EDT) -- Evanston Insurance Co. hit North American Capacity Insurance Co. with a lawsuit in California federal court on Monday in an effort to force the insurer to contribute to the defense and indemnification costs of five separate suits against a contractor accused of botching hundreds of homes.

Evanston says NAC has wrongly denied coverage on the basis of an "unscrupulous" policy whereby it refuses to provide coverage unless a $10,000 self-insured retention is met for each and every homeowner named in the five underlying actions, which would...
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