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Got Additional Insured Coverage? Not If You Don’t Say the Magic Word.

Where a Lease Did Not Require the Additional Insured Coverage in the Lessee’s Policy To Be Primary, the Additional Insured Coverage Is Excess Over The Lessor’s Own Fronting Policy. Businesses…

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Posted In: Additional Insureds, Duty to Indemnify, Policy Construction

Answer in the Form of a (Special Jury) Question

The New Hampshire Supreme Court held last month that limiting language in a policy heading is ineffective if the text of the provision promises broader coverage.  The result is not…

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Posted In: Additional Insureds, Duty to Defend, Policy Construction

Connecticut Hands Down a Case Insurers Will Love

In a decision handed down this week, the Connecticut Supreme Court held that although the phrase “arising out of” is broad, it isn’t limitless.  The Court also split on the…

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New Additional Insured Form: Careful Contract Wording Can Enhance Coverage

Commercial property owners, developers, lessors, managers and construction contractors should pay attention to new language in several additional insured endorsements that the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) has filed with…

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New Form Makes Reducing Construction Risk a Bit Easier

Good news for owners, developers, contractors and others involved with construction industry risk management: a new ISO form endorsement adds coverage not just for any one you agree to add as…

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