Connecticut Supreme Court Again Asked to Determine the Meaning of Collapse

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Tred R. Eyerly discusses how Connecticut courts have faced a rash of collapse cases as a result of cement provided to build house foundations by J.J. Mottes Concrete Co.

August 20, 2018
Tred R. Eyerly - Insurance Law Hawaii

Faced with a series of policies, earlier ones which did not define collapse, newer policies which did, the court determined there was a possibility of coverage under the older policies which did not define collapse. Vera v. Liberty Mut. Fire Ins. Co., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100548 (D. Conn. June 15, 2018).

Connecticut courts have faced a rash of collapse cases as a result of cement provided to build house foundations by J.J. Mottes Concrete Co. Many basement foundations built with the concrete have shown cracking and other signs of premature deterioration.

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



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