Wilhelm Construction, Inc. and J.C. Ripberger Construction Corporation, Appellants/Defendants/Third-Party Plaintiffs, v. Secura Insurance, a Mutual Company and Davenport Masonry, Inc., Appellees/Third-Party Defendants.

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Court of Appeals of Indiana.

Wilhelm Construction, Inc. and J.C. Ripberger Construction Corporation, Appellants/Defendants/Third-Party Plaintiffs, v. Secura Insurance, a Mutual Company and Davenport Masonry, Inc., Appellees/Third-Party Defendants.

Court of Appeals Case No. 49A02-1604-CT-811

Decided: August 17, 2017

ATTORNEY FOR APPELLANTS John W. Mervilde Rick D. Meils Neil A. Davis Meils Thompson Dietz & Berish Indianapolis, Indiana ATTORNEY FOR AMICI CURIAE Bryce H. Bennett, Jr. Elizabeth C. Green Riley Bennett Egloff LLP Indianapolis, Indiana ATTORNEYS FOR APPELLEE SECURA INSURANCE Kyle A. Lansberry Michael R. Giordano Lewis Wagner, LLP Indianapolis, Indiana ATTORNEY FOR APPELLEE DAVENPORT MASONRYMark D. Gerth NicholasW. Levi Indianapolis, Indiana

MEMORANDUM DECISION ON REHEARING

[1] On May 24, 2017, in an unpublished memorandum decision, we affirmed the trial court's decision in favor of Appellees/Third Party Defendants Secura Insurance, a Mutual Company and Davenport Masonry, Inc.

[2] Appellants/Defendants/Third-Party Plaintiffs Wilhelm Construction, Inc. and J.C. Ripberger Construction Corp. (“Appellants”) now petition for rehearing. In petitioning for rehearing, Appellants raise the following three claims: (1) “Did the Court's conclusion that vicarious liability via a non-delegable duty constitutes ‘sole negligence’ under the Anti-Indemnity Statute significantly depart from decades of Indiana precedent,” (2) “Is the Davenport Contract's requirement that Davenport provide insurance to Wilhelm and Ripberger distinct from whether Davenport owed indemnity, such that the Court should have addressed the agreement to insure even in light of its decision on indemnity,” and (3) “Is the Court's characterization of the trial court's order as having found that Wilhelm and/or Ripberger breached a duty to underlying plaintiff Mark Rhone consistent with the trial court's order[.]” Appellants' Petition for Rehearing, p. 4. Because we find that the first and third claims levied by the Appellants simply reiterate arguments that were disposed of in our original memorandum decision, we do not deem it necessary to discuss them further and hereby deny Appellants' request for rehearing on these issues.

[3] As for the second claim, Appellants argue on rehearing that this court failed to rule on the question of whether the Appellants qualified as “Additional Insureds” under the Secura Policy. Because our Memorandum Decision handed down on May 24, 2017, did not include a conclusion on this issue, we grant rehearing for the limited purpose of explicitly stating that we affirm the trial court's determinations that (1) Wilhelm did not qualify as an additional insured under the additional insured provision of the Secura Policy and (2) Secura does not owe a defense and indemnity to Ripberger because Ripberger failed to satisfy the conditions precedent to coverage as set forth in the Secura Policy.

Bradford, Judge.

Najam, J, and Bailey, J., concur.