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Tort, Contract Claims Arise from Lightning Strike to Tubing (access required)

The subrogee of an owner whose property was being renovated when lightning struck corrugated stainless steel tubing and caused a fire can sue the manufacturer of the tubing under contract and tort law. Plaintiff AIU Insurance is the subrogee of ...

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Policy Language Deters ‘Stacking’ UIM Coverage (access required)

An auto liability policy’s language limiting underinsured motorist coverage aligns this case with a 1981 Virginia Supreme Court case, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court denies an injured passenger’s request to “stack” coverage in a policy for four vehicles to ...

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Pollution Exclusion Bars Coverage for Drywall Claim (access required)

A builder that repaired damage from Chinese drywall installed by a subcontractor can’t collect a $4.9 million judgment from the sub’s CGL and umbrella insurance policies; a Norfolk U.S. District Court says the policies’ “pollution exclusion” is not ambiguous and ...

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