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The property owner’s assignee brought an action against the contractor’s liability insurer to recover for bad faith refusal to defend and indemnify the owner as an additional insured in connection with the assignee’s bodily injury claim. This case is Lewark v. Davis Door Services, Inc., 321 P.3d 274 (Wash. App. 2014)

Public Storage contracted with Davis Door to perform work at its facilities. The contract required Davis Door to maintain a commercial general liability policy that insured Public Storage during the entire progress of the work. Davis Door took out a general liability policy and an umbrella policy with American States Insurance Company. 

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