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Economic Loss Rule Bars Fire Loss Claim (access required)

A construction company sued by an insurance carrier that covered homeowners’ fire loss allegedly caused by a faulty light fixture cannot bring cross-claims for breach of warranty against the manufacturer of the light fixture’s light switch; the Fairfax Circuit Court says the cross-claims are barred by the economic loss rule. Nationwide Mutual Insurance, as subrogee for ...

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