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Unique Look at One of the Newest Aspects of Construction Defect Coverage (And a Broker Warning)
Posted on 1 Dec 2015 by Randy J. Maniloff

If you do construction defect coverage work, then you’ve definitely seen an endorsement, on a general liability policy, that is along the lines of this (but with more detail): If liability arises out of the insured’s use of a sub-contractor... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – December, 2011
Posted on 30 Jan 2012 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Actions and Proceedings C.R. Pittman Constr. Co., Inc. v. Nat'l Fire Insurance... Read More

When an Additional Insured Is the Party Seeking Coverage, Courts Must Resolve Ambiguities in a Manner Consistent With the Objectively Reasonable Expectations of the Additional Insured
Posted on 3 Sep 2014 by Troutman Sanders

Transport Ins. Co. v. Superior Court , 222 Cal. App. 4th 1216 (2014), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]. In Transport Insurance Co. , the California Court of Appeal held that because the additional insured was the party seeking... Read More

McCarter & English on Panel Finds for Additional Insured Under Ongoing-Operations Clause: Tri-Star Theme Builders, Inc., et al. v. OneBeacon Ins. Co.
Posted on 27 Jul 2011 by Brian Osias

By Brian J. Osias and Michael C. Smith, McCarter & English, LLP Courts have struggled with the conflicting expectations of additional insureds and their insurers under the ongoing operations clauses frequently found in comprehensive general liability... Read More

McCarter & English on Panel Finds for Additional Insured Under Ongoing-Operations Clause: Tri-Star Theme Builders, Inc., et al. v. OneBeacon Ins. Co.
Posted on 27 Jul 2011 by Brian Osias

By Brian J. Osias and Michael C. Smith, McCarter & English, LLP Courts have struggled with the conflicting expectations of additional insureds and their insurers under the ongoing operations clauses frequently found in comprehensive general... Read More