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Insurer Off Hook For Builder's $5M Retaining Wall Damage

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 9:34 PM EDT) -- National Union Fire Insurance Co. doesn’t have to pay for a subcontractor’s $5 million settlement tied to damage resulting from the installation of a retaining wall, a Maryland federal court ruled Tuesday, finding a “damage to impaired property” exclusion applies.

National Union had issued a $25 million commercial general liability policy to Turner Construction Co. for a planned 17-story residential apartment building that also named Schnabel Foundation Co. as an additional insured.

Schnabel was forced to pay $5 million to Turner after an adjacent building was...
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Case Information

Case Title

Schnabel Foundation Company v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

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Paula Xinis

Date Filed

March 25, 2016

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