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Mealey’s Litigation Report Features Construction Defect Claims: A 2022 Update—Part II

EDITOR’S NOTE — This is the latest in an ongoing series from the Mealey’s Litigation Report, in which this commentary was published first.

In Part II of “Construction Defect Claims: A 2022 Update,” Thomas F. Segalla, Michael T. Glascott, Ashlyn M. Capote, Adam R. Durst, Sean P. Hvisdas, and Samantha M. McDermott of Goldberg Segalla’s Global Insurance Services practice group provided commentary on 2022 decisions in defect insurance coverage cases.

“Many construction defect cases analyze when a construction defect claim constitutes an occurrence, and whether business risk exclusions bar coverage. A frequent principle underlying the decisions is that a liability insurer is not intended to be a guarantor of an insured’s poor workmanship,” the attorneys said.

Part II discussed rulings from Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington.


Construction Defect Claims: A 2022 Update—Part II,” Mealey’s Litigation Report: Construction Defects Insurance, March 13, 2023