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Claims for Defective Solar Panels Are Covered by CGL Insurance
Posted on 18 Sep 2015 by John Green

Several solar panel manufacturers and their distributors have been sued in class actions alleging the panels are defective and need to be replaced. As will be explained below, these kinds of claims are covered by general liability insurance (CGL), the... Read More

WVSCA Clarifies Retroactive Application of Cherrington to Pending Cases
Posted on 19 Aug 2015 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

On May 20, 2015, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals concluded in BPI, Inc. v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company , [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: | Lexis Advance ], that its prior decision in Cherrington... Read More

Finding Insurance Coverage for Consumer Products Class Action Complaints
Posted on 21 Jan 2015 by Neal Gerber Eisenberg

By Jill Berkeley , Partner, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP Consumer class action claims are a familiar tool for addressing dissatisfaction with a defective product. Given that one of the goals of a consumer class action claim is to recover damages... Read More