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Several solar panel manufacturers and their distributors have been sued in class actions alleging that certain models of panels are defective and need to be replaced. Class actions can be very expensive to defend, and the ultimate liability can also be significant, depending on the number of panels at issue and the facts.Fortunately, a manufacturer or distributor that is sued may have insurance to help defray these costs. As will be explained below, there are strong arguments that these claims are covered by general liability insurance (CGL), a type of policy purchased by virtually every business.
Read the full article on Solar Industry's website:Claims For Defective Solar Panels Could Be Covered By General Liability Insurance
By John Green, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel LLP
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