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Massachusetts federal court declares insured’s construction of general liability policy “irrational”

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

The federal district court in Massachusetts recently declared that a general liability policyholder's construction of a policy exclusion was

Recent developments in coverage for construction defect claims

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

Construction defect litigation continues to escalate in jurisdictions around the country. As a result, coverage for defective work and ensuing

Second Circuit affirms application of policy exclusion in crane collapse coverage case

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

The Second Circuit recently affirmed a lower court decision holding that an insurance policy exclusion barred coverage for claims against a

Allegations of subcontractor’s faulty work triggers “occurrence”, says Connecticut Supreme Court

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2013

In Capstone Bldg. Corp. v. American Motorists Ins. Co., No. SC-18886, (June 11, 2013), the Connecticut Supreme Court provided clarity concerning

Virginia Supreme Court construes four exclusions as barring coverage in first-party Chinese drywall claim

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

On November 1, 2012, the Virginia Supreme Court issued its opinion in TravCo Insurance Company v. Ward, and became the first state high court to determine

New York court holds that additional insureds are not entitled to GL coverage where the policy is rescinded due to the named insured’s material misrepresentations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2012

The New York State Court of Appeals has ruled that additional insureds are not entitled to coverage under a general liability policy if that policy is rescinded due to the named insured’s material misrepresentations

Chinese drywall - MDL court gives preliminary approval to knauf uncapped settlement fund

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

On Tuesday, January 10, 2012, Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Company (“Knauf”) gained preliminary approval from United States District Court Judge Eldon Fallon for the creation of an uncapped repair fund to settle thousands of Chinese Drywall claims across multiple states

Massachusetts appeals court denies “additional insured” status in construction injury case

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2011

The Massachusetts Court of Appeals recently issued a decision on the parameters of additional insured coverage called Suffolk Construction Corp

Banner ordered to disclosure financials before court will allow $55 million Chinese drywall settlement

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2011

After agreeing to a $55 million preliminary settlement in June, Banner Supply Co. must now provide affected homeowners with the company's financial information, according to a recent ruling from a Florida state court lawsuit, In Re: Chinese Drywall Litigation, Case No. 11-70000, in the Circuit Court for the 17th Judicial Circuit of Broward County

New York appellate court reverses judgment of insurance bad faith and remands for additional fact-finding

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2011

The New York Appellate Division for the First Department recently reversed a decision of a lower court that had granted summary judgment to the plaintiff, an excess insurer, on a count of insurance bad faith against a primary insurer