Zigel v. US Underwriters Insurance

Insurance Company denied a claim arising from burglars entering a commercial property, breaking the walls and stealing copper piping from the walls. The burglars caused significant damage as a result of the breaking of the walls. Insurance company’s denial alleged that the destruction of the walls was the result of theft as such was not … Continued

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Kwon v. Tower

Following a severe windstorm, the roof of the insured’s commercial building sustained property damage which resulted in water damage to the interior. The insured’s claim was denied based upon no alleged evidence of windstorm damage. After being retained, Greenblatt Agulnick, successfully reopened the claim and through the use of photographic evidence and expert reports settled … Continued

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Step by Step Center v. Pool Company & Philadelphia Insurance

Immediately following the start up of a new swimming pool filtration system at a school facility a muriatic acid leak occurred which was not immediately addressed by the pool company, despite numerous complaints of acid smell. The acid quickly corroded A/C and HVAC systems, along with electrical components. Insurer denied the claim citing pollutant exclusions. … Continued

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Hoffer v. Travelers Insurance Group

Insurance company denied an insurance claim for catastrophic fire damage to a rental property. Insurance company alleged that the owner of the building caused the fire, relying upon expert reports indicating the presence of gasoline poured in two locations throughout the building. A lawsuit was commenced against Travelers in Federal Court. Discovery was completed and … Continued

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Lei v. On-Time Subsurface

During the course of the construction of a small commercial office building, subcontractor failed to properly shore vertical supports during excavation. As a result, the vertical supports shifted causing the building to partially collapse. Litigation for negligence was commenced against the contractor and subcontractor for lost rents, fines, and consequential damages. Settled following mediation for … Continued

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