Michael T. Callahan and Thaddeus J. Schurter on Expanding Commercial General Liability Coverage for Construction Defect Claims

Insurance coverage for construction defects or faulty workmanship has long been a contentious issue between insurers and policyholders. Numerous jurisdictions rejected coverage for such claims in the past, but now, disputes over construction defect claims are increasingly resolved in favor of coverage...

Homebuilder Construction Defects: Alabama Supreme Court Holds Faulty Workmanship May Be an Occurrence

In its opinion in Owners Insurance Company v. Jim Carr Homebuilder, LLC , 2013 Ala. LEXIS 122 (Ala. Sept. 20, 2013), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the Supreme Court of Alabama the court had the occasion to consider what constitutes an “occurrence” as defined under...