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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

No Cover for Incorrectly Performed Work: Insurance is Not a Guarantee of Good Workmanship
Posted on 13 Apr 2015 by Barry Zalma

Contractors and developers purchase insurance to protect against bodily injury or property damage caused by their negligence. It does not, nor could it do so and still be insurance, guarantee the quality of workmanship of the insured. The policies clearly... Read More

Perkins Coie LLP on Notable Insurance Coverage Decisions from the Second Half of 2014 and Early 2015
Posted on 2 Mar 2015 by Perkins Coie

By Nishant Kumar The second half of 2014 and early 2015 brought noteworthy insurance coverage cases in contemporary areas of interest -- for instance, coverage for media providers and for privacy breaches -- as well as significant new developments... Read More