Airbnb Listing Led To Wrongful Coverage Denial, Suit Says
By Jeff Sistrunk (July 18, 2017, 9:41 PM EDT) -- A California homeowner has accused Travelers of systematically denying property damage claims when any part of a damaged building has been listed for short-term lodging on Airbnb, regardless of whether the loss had anything to do with the listing, according to a complaint filed in state court last week.
Plaintiff Emily Richer, who owns a two-building home in Saint Helena, California, alleged in a lawsuit filed in Napa County Superior Court that Travelers Commercial Insurance Co. had improperly invoked a "rental exclusion" to deny coverage for serious storm damage to the bottom of one of the structures because the top floor...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!