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‘Builder’s Risk’ Endorsement Not Ambiguous (access required)

Plaintiff insurance company wins partial summary judgment in a declaratory judgment action denying coverage for theft of construction materials from defendant policyholder’s home, which they were rebuilding after damage by a fire; the Richmond U.S. District Court says the policy’s ...

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Fire-Insurance Bad Faith Claim Advances (access required)

In an insurance company’s dec action, the Richmond U.S. District Court grants the carrier’s motion to dismiss the policyholder’s counterclaim for actual or constructive fraud, but declines to dismiss the counterclaim for bad faith. Plaintiff Standard Fire issued a homeowner’s ...

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Subtract ‘John Doe,’ Case Stays in Federal Court (access required)

In this premises liability action in which a commercial tenant sues for injuries from defendant realty company’s alleged use of merphos, a banned pesticide, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to remand; by ignoring a fictitiously named John ...

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