Developer Wants Arbitration In $22M Construction Defect Row

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 5:24 PM EST) -- A PulteGroup Inc. subsidiary on Thursday sought to end a lawsuit in which an excess insurer claims its policy isn't triggered by construction defect litigation seeking more than $22 million, telling a California federal court that the dispute should be sent to arbitration.

Centex Homes and its affiliates filed a motion to dismiss a Jan. 3 complaint in which the Insurance Co. of the State of Pennsylvania argues it has no obligation to cover an underlying lawsuit stemming from Centex's work as a developer and general...
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