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Navigating the Illinois anti-indemnity statute and case law
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

Construction is a risky proposition. Injury to workers and property loss are significant risks. Accordingly, parties to a construction project often


Regional Steel: the continuing effort to avoid the cost of correcting the insured’s work
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2014

Casualty insurers normally do not expect to pay the cost of their insureds simply doing a good job. Insurers typically view their contracts as


Construction case law update - March 16, 2015
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • March 18 2015

When undefined in a homeowner’s insurance policy, “structural damage” caused by a sinkhole is best defined as “damage that impairs the structural


What should parties do with unusually severe weather on a construction project?
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2015

Rain. Snow. Sleet. Ice. The winter elements this year have been unusually severe throughout the country. While weather affects our everyday lives, it


Texas Supreme Court limits the enforceability of no-delay-damages provisions
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • October 30 2014

The Texas Supreme Court held that a no-delay-damages provision cannot shield an owner from liability for deliberately and wrongfully interfering with


Ohio Supreme Court clarifies pay-if-paid
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

A pay-if-paid provision in a construction subcontract can be a scary thing for a subcontractor or supplier to a contractor with a direct contract


Beacon expanded beyond prime architect to geotechnical engineer
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2014

In a recent trial court decision (Flaherty v Dolan, Case No. CGC-12-522648), a San Francisco judge found as a matter of law that a geotechnical


Construction case law update - January 16, 2015
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

Under the Slavin doctrine, a subcontractor design company was not liable despite negligently designing intersection traffic lights that resulted in a


Rumors of revival were greatly exaggerated: Fifth Circuit reverses opinion on contractual liability exclusion
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • January 15 2015

We previously discussed the opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Crownover v. Mid-Continent Cas. Co., No. 11-10166 (5th Cir


Defective work on a building pad that results in structural damage is not considered an “accident” that would trigger coverage for an “occurrence” under a CGL policy in Kentucky
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

Structural damage to a new building caused by a defective building pad may not be covered under a commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policy