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Vandeventer Black LLP: Important Changes for Indemnity and Duty to Defend in California

Authored by attorney David V. Rose Recent changes in California law carry important consequences for insurers of construction managers, general contractors, and subcontractors. These changes, codified in section 2782.05 of the Civil Code [ version available to lexis.com subscribers ], provide additional...

Insurance Coverage for Subcontractor Non-Compliance with Prevailing Wage Laws?

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 coverage for professional liability a federal...