Florida Supreme Court Ruling in Duty to Defend Construction Cases May Impact Future Cases

A ruling in a duty to defend case involving a construction company and their insurer is likely to have major impact in future similar cases. Altman Contractors, Inc. filed a summary judgment against their insurer, Crum and Forster Specialty Insurance, regarding the issue of Crum and Forster’s duty to defend and indemnity to Altman. Altman was involved in a suit for construction defects and property damage under Florida Statutes, Chapter 558. Crum and Forster claimed the suit brought against Altman was not covered their policy. Learn about Florida’s Supreme Court ruling in this matter and why it will impact similar construction cases in the future here.