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Insurance Coverage for Subcontractor Non-Compliance with Prevailing Wage Laws?
Posted on 1 Sep 2015 by Vandeventer Black LLP

One Court Says There Is At Least a Duty to Defend. Subcontractor non-compliance with prevailing wage laws is unfortunately not uncommon. But might that be covered by the General Contractor's insurance? For one design-build project that included... Read More

Additional Insured Certificates: What Do They Mean?
Posted on 28 Jul 2014 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By James R. Harvey , Partner, Vandeventer Black LLP Shifting the significant risk of loss is a basic part of construction contracting. Contractors are familiar with requirements to provide proof of insurance and to name the owner, architect and general... Read More

Defective Construction Claims: Where Breach of Warranty and Covered Occurrences Merge or Divide
Posted on 30 Apr 2014 by Neal Gerber Eisenberg

By Jill Berkeley , Partner, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP On March 21, 2014, Jill B. Berkeley presented at the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel's (ACCEC) 2014 Insurance Law Symposium, held on the campus of the University... Read More

California Court Denies Rescission of Insurance Policy
Posted on 4 May 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision in Thompson v. Navigators Ins. Co ., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60122 (S.D. Cal. Apr. 30, 2012), the United States District Court for the Southern District of California... 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

California Court Denies Rescission of Insurance Policy
Posted on 4 May 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision in Thompson v. Navigators Ins. Co ., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60122 (S.D. Cal. Apr. 30, 2012), the United States District Court for the Southern District of... Read More