See Travco Insurance Company v. Larry Ward, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division.

“[T]he claims losses are excluded by the Policy’s latent defect, faulty materials, corrosion, and pollutant exclusions,” the court decided today, June 3, 2010.

It concluded with:

The Court hereby enters a declaratory judgment as follows:

1. The Policy does not provide coverage for the

cost of removing and/or replacing the Drywall in the Ward Residence;

2. The Policy does not provide coverage for the damage claimed by Mr. Ward to the

air conditioning equipment at the Ward Residence, which resulted from corrosion;

3. The Policy does not provide coverage for the damage claimed by Mr. Ward to the

garage door at the Ward Residence, which resulted from corrosion;

4. The Policy does not provide coverage for the damage claimed by Mr. Ward to the

flat screen televisions; and

5. The Policy does not provide coverage for any presently claimed damages caused

by the Drywall in the Ward Residence or for any presently claimed damage caused

by the discharge of gas from the Drywall, including but not limited to any damage

to wiring and copper components of the home.