Tort/Negligence – Negligent Inspection – Municipal – Sovereign Immunity – InsuranceBullard v. Wake County Although the defendant-county had insurance during the period in which county inspectors okayed construction and occupancy of a house that has since been found unfit for human habitation, an endorsement to the insurance policy (applicable to the first year and a half at issue) limited coverage to “occurrences or wrongful acts for which the defense of governmental immunity is clearly not applicable or for which, after the defense is asserted, a court of competent jurisdiction determines the defense of governmental immunity not to be applicable.”
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Published: July 17, 2012
Time posted: 1:28 pm
Tags: Insurance, Municipal, Negligent Inspection, sovereign immunity, Tort/Negligence