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Contractor Appeals FL District Court Interpretation of “Suit”Aug 20, 2015

Coverage under commercial general liability (CGL) policies for construction defects is laden with issues, with insureds often needing to litigate basic policy terms. One such issue that has recently come to the forefront in Florida involves a CGL insurer’s obligation to defend a non-litigation, yet statutorily mandated, dispute resolution process. CGL policies require insurers to defend their insureds against a “suit.” “Suit” is generally defined as a “civil proceeding,” including…

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