Ore. Justices Take On Construction Defect Coverage Query

By Jeff Sistrunk (September 4, 2015, 7:25 PM EDT) -- The Oregon Supreme Court will hear arguments Sept. 10 on whether a policyholder can establish insurance coverage for an entire judgment based on a general verdict issued in a construction defect suit potentially involving both covered and excluded causes of loss.

Here, Law360 delves into the issues in the case in advance of the hearing.

What's at Stake

American Family Mutual Insurance Co. is challenging lower courts' decisions that put it on the hook for the entirety of a judgment entered against siding company Sideco Inc. in underlying litigation over construction defects at a condominium and townhome complex. According to the...

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