Insurance Coverage Q&A: Landlord's Pipe Damages Tenant's Property- Who Pays?
Who pays for coverage when a landlord's busted pipe damaged a tenant's property?
March 20, 2023 at 05:22 AM
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Essentially a pipe burst on the third floor causing damage to our client’s space on the first floor. The landlord has agreed to provide building insurance to our insured, but the insurer believes that our policy should be insuring the paint, wallpaper and other improvements that are permanently attached.
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