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Connecticut Federal District Court Keeps Busy With Collapse Cases

October 19, 2017
Tred R. Eyerly - Insurance Law Hawaii

The federal district court for the district of Connecticut has faced a slew of collapse cases, recently dismissing several such cases.

The policies under consideration in each case cover the "entire collapse of a covered building structure" or "the entire collapse of part of a covered building structure." The collapse must be "a sudden and accidental physical loss caused by one of a list of specific causes such as defective methods or materials. In most of the recent cases, the insured alleged that the concrete in basement walls or foundations was cracking due to a chemical reaction. It was further alleged that the chemical reaction would continue to progressively deteriorate, rendering the building structurally unstable.

Mr. Eyerly may be contacted at te@hawaiilawyer.com



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