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Wife’s Arson Defeats Husband’s Claim

Intentional Act Exclusion Applies Insurance, by definition, only provides indemnity for contingent or unknown events. A fire intentionally set by an insured is neither contingent nor unknown, that is, it must be fortuitous. To make clear the concept of fortuity insurance companies have rewritten...

Does Pennsylvania Law Permit Contractors And Owners To Extend the Six-Month Filing Deadline By Agreement?

By Dylan B. Spadaccino It is not uncommon for a subcontractor, for example, to call his or her attorney regarding filing a lawsuit against the prime contractor, 13 months after the dispute arose, only to learn that buried deep within the 50 page, single spaced, 8-point font contract, lurks a clause...