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Federal Judge Issues Rare Summary Judgment Finding Insurer Acted in Bad Faith

A federal judge in Pennsylvania decided to skip the jury and ruled based on the facts presented in briefings that GuideOne Insurance acted in bad faith by sitting on a church’s property damage claim for six months. U.S. District Judge …

Chubb: Homeowners Tend to Overlook Fixing Water Leaks

The majority of homeowners do not view internal water leak damage as the most concerning home threat, despite the fact that water leaks are a more frequent risk than fire and theft, a new Chubb survey revealed. “The time between …

Water Leak Closes University of Kansas Art Museum

Officials at the University of Kansas say thousands of books have been damaged by a water leak at the Spencer Museum of Art. The Lawrence Journal-World reports a break in a water line sent water into the building’s lower floors, …

Burst Pipe Damages Indiana University Building

A substantial amount of water leaked from a burst pipe on the fourth floor of an Indiana University building before workers were able to shut it off. The pipe broke Monday in a section of Jordan Hall that has been …

Electrical Problem Cuts Power to Dallas Hotel

Fire investigators say a downtown Dallas high-rise hotel has lost electricity but a backup system kicked in after a water leak shorted a power supply. Officials say no injuries were reported early Wednesday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, which remained …