GENERAL FIDELITY V. FOSTER

FLORIDA COURT RULES CHINESE DRYWALL EXCLUDED PER POLLUTION LANGUAGE EXCLUDING "HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES" FROM COVERAGE

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Florida Order finds that pollution exclusion prohibits coverage in Chinese Drywall case. The court in General Fidelity v. Foster looks at the specific insuring agreement and pleadings in rejecting Foster's argument that gypsum and combinations of materials are not "hazardous" and therefore there is no coverage or subsequent duty to defend.

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Published In: Construction Updates, Insurance Updates, Products Liability Updates, Personal Injury Updates

Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 11th Circuit, Florida | United States

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