Negligent Misrepresentation Not Covered by Homeowner's Policy

February 7, 2018
Tred R. Eyerly – Insurance Law Hawaii

The seller's alleged negligent misrepresentation about the condition of the house was not covered by the homeowner's and umbrella policies. Allstate Ins. Co. v. Swaminathan, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 211931 (D. Conn. Dec. 27, 2017).

The insureds owned a home insured by Allstate under both a homeowner's and umbrella policy. They sold the house to Kristin Cole. Thereafter, Cole discovered that concrete in the home had been deteriorating for years and would need to be replaced.

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