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Eleventh Circuit rejects insurer’s application of “manifestation trigger” in property damage case
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

In a case of significance to property owners and contractors, the Eleventh Circuit recently rejected an insurer's attempt to apply a manifestation


How construction lenders can avoid title insurance coverage denial for mechanics liens
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

A title insurance company can deny a construction lender's coverage against mechanics liens that were asserted after the lender stopped funding the


Construction defects: what insurance policy applies
  • Jimerson & Cobb P.A.
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

In construction defect claims, various insurance policies are often implicated. These policies can span many years, so it is critical to determine


Federal court in Texas holds “your work” exclusion bars coverage for construction defects to home
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

A federal court in Texas held that the "your work" exclusion is unambiguous and enforceable, barring a homeowner from collecting under a contractor's


Oklahoma anti-indemnification statute held to preclude obligation of insurer under construction agreement where indemnity arises out of negligence or fault of the indemnitee
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

A federal court in Oklahoma granted an insurer's motion to dismiss claims against it for breach of contract and bad faith on the grounds that an


South Carolina Court of Appeals holds excess insurer has no obligation to cover excess judgment
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

The South Carolina Court of Appeals recently held that an excess insurer had no obligation to cover an excess judgment. Crossmann Communities of


Federal court in North Carolina finds unknown injury date triggers multiple policies and holds insurers must share equally in defense and indemnity
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

A federal court in North Carolina recently held that five insurers must share equally in the defense and indemnity of their mutual insureds with


Florida federal court rejects insurer’s attempt to avoid indemnity for damage caused by construction defects
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

In a case of significance to property owners, contractors and real estate developers alike, a federal court in Florida recently rejected an insurer's


7th Circuit rules that title insurer is not liable for construction liens resulting from lender’s failure to fund
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

The 7th Circuit has ruled that a lender is not insured by a title company for liens that arise after a construction loan became significantly out of


Dallas appeals court renders take-nothing judgment for insurer in construction defect case
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

The Dallas Court of Appeals reversed a trial court judgment finding coverage for almost $700,000 in damages and attorney’s fees and rendered a take