Allegheny Casualty Company v. River City Roofing, LLC et al

Filing 21

MEMORANDUM OPINION in re 7 Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Magistrate Judge Ivan D. Davis on 04/13/2018. (jlan)

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SXirii IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT APR I 3 2018 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Alexandria Division CLERK. LJ s A! rvArv'n/:)7,\,:- ALLEGHENY CASUALTY COMPANY, Plaintiff, Case No. I:17-cv-0il08 (IDD) V. RIVER CITY ROOFING, LLC, RODNEY G. YOUNG, ICAREN R. YOUNG, and STERLING YOUNG, Defendants. MEMORANDUM OPINION This matter is before the Court on Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment. For the reasons stated below, the Court has granted Plaintiffs Motion. I. STANDARD OF REVIEW Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56(a), a party may move the court for summary judgment on any claim or defense, and the court shall grant the motion and enter judgment as a matter of law where the moving party has demonstrated that "there is no genuine dispute as to any material fact" in the case. Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(a); Celotex Corp. v. Cairetl, All U.S. 317, 330 (1986). A "genuine" issue concerning a "material" fact only arises when the evidence, viewed in the light most favorable to the non-moving party, sufficiently allows a reasonable jury to return a verdict in that party's favor. Anderson v. Liberty Lobby Inc., 477 U.S. 242, 248 (1986). The governing substantive law will determine which facts are material, and a fact will be material if a dispute as to that fact affects the outcome of the suit. Id. To defeat an otherwise properly supported motion for summary judgment, the non1

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