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Ten Most Significant Insurance Coverage Decisions Of 2013 – Eleventh Circuit Limits Construction Site Bodily Injury Exposure (Without Using An Endorsement)
Posted on 16 Jan 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

Insurers have been taking various steps to attempt to limit their exposure for bodily injury claims on construction sites (not to mention for property damage). One way has been to amend the employer’s liability exclusion to preclude coverage for... Read More

Ten Most Significant Insurance Coverage Decisions Of 2014 – How To Achieve “Additional Insured” Cost Sharing For Construction Defects
Posted on 15 Dec 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

Anyone reading this knows that construction defect claims often involve a lot of parties. I was once involved in a California CD case, with so many parties, that when it came time for a mediation in Los Angeles it was necessary to rent the Kodak Theatre... Read More

Materials Posted: Builder's Risk Insurance: What Owners and Contractors Need To Know
Posted on 16 Mar 2015 by Neal Gerber Eisenberg

By Benjamin Schrier The February 24, 2014 post, Builder's Risk Insurance: What Owners and Contractors Need to Know , has been updated to include slides of the presentation given by Seth Lamden. Click here to view the slides (March 27, 2014)... Read More

Regional Steel: The Continuing Effort to Avoid the Cost of Correcting the Insured’s Work
Posted on 17 Nov 2014 by DLA Piper

By Eliot R. Hudson , Carl H. Poedtke III , and Stephen W. Schwab Casualty insurers normally do not expect to pay the cost of their insureds simply doing a good job. Insurers typically view their contracts as assuming the risk of delineated consequences... Read More

Ninth Circuit Holds Known Loss Language Inapplicable
Posted on 11 Aug 2015 by Brian Margolies

In Kaady v. Mid-Continent Casualty Company , 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 10754 (9th Cir. June 25, 2015), [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, applying... Read More

The Next Coverage Battle Looming?: Eliminating Coverage Under A “Standard” CGL Policy For Construction Site Bodily Injury Claims
Posted on 27 May 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

Over the past few years insurers have been taking various affirmative steps, such as adding endorsements, to attempt to limit their exposure for bodily injury claims on construction sites (not to mention for property damage). The Eleventh Circuit just... Read More

BUILDERS RISK INSURANCE - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 50
Posted on 6 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By James P. Bobotek Chapter 50 provides an examination of builders risk insurance. A builders risk policy is a form of property insurance that covers the interest of owners, contractors, subcontractors, and others involved in a construction project... Read More

BUILDERS RISK INSURANCE - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 50
Posted on 6 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By James P. Bobotek Chapter 50 provides an examination of builders risk insurance. A builders risk policy is a form of property insurance that covers the interest of owners, contractors, subcontractors, and others involved in a construction project... Read More