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


Yes, SIR - Florida Supreme Court says third-party payments can satisfy self-insured retention
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2014

In Intervest Construction of Jax, Inc. v. General Fidelity Ins. Co., So.3d, 2014 WL 463309 (Fla. Feb. 6, 2014), the Florida Supreme Court ruled that


Recent developments in coverage for construction defect claims
  • Locke Lord 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


A claim without foundation how concrete are your definitions?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

This decision concerned the interpretation of a Combined Contractors' Liability policy (the "Policy"), which included cover in respect of the


Second Circuit affirms application of policy exclusion in crane collapse coverage case
  • Locke Lord 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
  • Locke Lord 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
  • Locke Lord 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New York court holds that additional insureds are not entitled to GL coverage where the policy is rescinded due to the named insured’s material misrepresentations
  • Locke Lord 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has ruled that additional insureds are not entitled to coverage under a general liability policy if that policy is rescinded due to the named insured’s material misrepresentations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
  • Locke Lord 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
  • Locke Lord 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