MMA Obtains Summary Judgment on Behalf of Insurer Client in Construction Defect Action

Elliott Abrutyn and Thomas G. Rantas successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of their insurer client, Evanston Insurance Company, in the matter of Cypress Point Condo. Ass’n, Inc. v. Adria Towers, LLC. In Cypress Point, the Cypress Point Condominium Association, Inc. sought to compel Evanston to indemnify the developer for the Association’s claims. Trial Court of Hudson County rejected the Association’s claims based on the application of Weedo v. Stone-e-Brick and its progeny and dismissed all claims against Evanston.