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Hidden Defect, reduction in the purchase price and liability insurance coverage

- Louis Charette

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On June 2, 2010, the Quebec Court of Appeal confirmed the Superior Court’s decision, which dismissed the insured’s action in warranty against his liability insurer under his home owner’s policy. The insured alleged that the purchasers’ claim for reducing the purchase price due to a hidden defect was covered under the liability insurance policy.

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