"Emerging Trends and Changing Perspectives on Construction Defect Claims," Mealey's November and December 2013

“In courts across the country, the tide is turning in the litigation of construction defect claims,” write Thomas F. Segalla, Ellen H. Greiper, and Matthew S. Lerner of Goldberg Segalla’s Construction, General Liability, and Global Insurance Services Practice Groups.

“As courts in various jurisdictions undergo a similar soul-searching process, it is crucial for insurers, insureds, and their counsel to assess the law in the relevant jurisdiction from the decisional case law and statutory enactments.”

In this article, the authors provide a comprehensive survey examining cases from across the United States in 2013 that have had a significant impact on litigants in the construction industry, from both the insurance coverage and litigation perspectives. Each case includes analysis as well as a practice note offering practical takeaways for those involved in a construction defect or coverage dispute.

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