The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held in KF 103-CV v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., No. 14-1403 (10th Cir. Oct. 29, 2015), that a general liability insurer owed a defense to a real estate developer who allegedly trespassed on nearby easements, causing a loss of use of those easements and a diminution in value to the dominant property.  The decision illustrates the expansive defense coverage owed under ordinary general liability insurance, with coverage extending to claims alleging only a loss of use or property value.

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