Published: August 22, 2019

In a case where the jury found both the Architect and the Developer separately responsible for Plaintiff’s damages, an Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court recently held that the Developer is not entitled to be indemnified by the Architect.

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Published: May 29, 2019

In a case of first impression, Maryland’s intermediate appellate court recently held that a subrogation waiver in an owner’s prime contractor contract does not bar a subcontractor claim for contribution against the prime contractor.  See Gables Constr., Inc. v. Red Coats, Inc., No.

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Published: April 19, 2019

A recent decision from the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut is a reminder to contractors and developers that indemnification agreements tied to bonds usually heavily favor and give a large amount of discretion to insurers issuing bonds.  See Arch Ins. Co. v.

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Published: March 26, 2019

A recent Federal Court summary judgment decision provides a stark warning for contractors and owners to adequately secure their construction sites, or risk denial of insurance coverage.  See Praetorian Ins. Co. v. Axia Contracting, LLC, No. 17-CV-2034-WJM-KLM, 2019 WL 1002939 (D.

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Published: November 19, 2018

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently held, in K-Con, Inc. v. Secretary of Army, that the bonding requirements under the Miller Act apply to federal government construction contracts, even when the bonding provisions were not part of the contract. C.A. No.

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Published: October 18, 2018

On Oct. 9, 2018, the Ohio Supreme Court denied insurance coverage under a Commercial General Liability ("CGL") policy for a contract's defective work.

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Published: August 8, 2018

In recent years, courts in several states have held that a general contractor's commercial general liability ("CGL") insurance policy may provide coverage for damage caused by a subcontractor's defective construction work.

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Published: June 1, 2018

Construction owners often require their contractors to name the owner as an additional insured on the contractor’s insurance policy.  But what happens when the owner requires the contractor to name the owner’s construction manager as an additional insured as well?  A recent decision fro

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Published: April 17, 2018

A recent decision from the Northern District of Ohio denied insurance coverage for claims involving construction delays, breach of contract, and property damage claims.  See Maxum Indemnity Co. v. The Robbins Co., No. 1:17 CV 1968, 2018 WL 1558265 (N.D. Ohio Mar. 22, 2018).

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Published: January 5, 2018

In a case of first impression that will undoubtedly have significant effects on Florida’s construction and insurance industries, the Florida Supreme Court recently decided that an insurer’s duty to defend under a standard form commercial general liability (CGL) policy was triggered by the notice

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