RT ECP: Faulty Work

December 6, 2022

Leaks, mold, electrical problems, tilting floors: Some hurricane survivors discover their new homes are falling apart

Source: https://ncpolicywatch.com/, December 5, 2022 By: Lisa Sorg For privacy reasons, Policy Watch has identified the homeowners only by last name, or by their request, withheld their name altogether. Ms. Johnson’s toilet has sat, unconnected to any plumbing, in the middle of her master bathroom for more than a year. Mold is blooming in her […]

August 21, 2015

Exclusion for defect in material workmanship in construction insurance policy did not apply to deflecting concrete slabs: B.C. appeal court

Source: http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca, August 20, 2015 The British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled partly against four commercial insurance carriers, in a disputed claim on a course–of-construction policy, arising during construction on a hospital in Victoria. The insurers must pay $8.5 million to the contractor, as a result of a subcontractor placing concrete slabs that were […]

August 19, 2015

Ninth Circuit Finds Defects in the Construction of a “Known-Loss” Exclusion

Source: http://www.jdsupra.com, August 14, 2015 By: Ashley Harrison Sakakeeny, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt A mason who performed work on a residential project was notified in 2006 that cracks had developed in his work.  Several months later, the mason purchased a commercial general liability policy that expressly excluded coverage for property damage, if an insured “knew […]

August 18, 2015

The Continued Erosion of Coverage Post-'Indalex'

Source: http://www.thelegalintelligencer.com, August 11, 2015 By: Mason Avrigian Jr. and Jeffrey P. Wallack It’s an all-too-frequent fact pattern: construction contractors or subcontractors perform allegedly defective work on a building construction project, resulting in damage not only to the work itself but other aspects of the building. The owner (often an innocent homeowner) has a damaged […]


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