The federal district court largely denied the insurer's motion for summary judgment seeking a judgment of no coverage for snow removal and related property damage. Thurston Foods v. Wausau Bus. Ins. Co., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74935 (D. Conn. May 17, 2017).
The insured was a food distributor with a warehouse that was constructed in 1990. It contained an industrial freezer. The freezer used a ventilation system under the freezer floor. In 2003, the insured constructed an addition to the freezer and expanded the ventilation system to include the area under the addition.