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‘Surface water’ exclusion applies to water pooled on roof (access required)

The court agreed with the majority of courts around the country that, in an insurance contract exclusion for “surface water,” that term includes water on a roof. Because the property damage claim arose from water that ponded on the insured’s roof following a violent storm, the exclusion applied to bar coverage. Background This matter comes before the ...