SC Statute Defining “Occurrence” Upheld

How this affects builders In Harleysville Mutual Insurance Co. v. South Carolina, (opinion 27189, November 21, 2012), the South Carolina Supreme Court left intact a state law that redefines an “occurrence” under a builder’s General Liability policy. The court ruledRead The Full Article »

A Look Back at Chinese Drywall

Three years after the headlines When the southeastern United States suffered from a shortage of building supplies after several major hurricanes, more than 500 million pounds of drywall came from China to build or repair homes in Florida, Louisiana, andRead The Full Article »

When Contractors Perform Their Own Repairs

Good intentions can cause General Liability problems When our contractor clients turn in General Liability claims for property damage arising from past work, they often want to perform their own repairs because they are already familiar with the job andRead The Full Article »

S.C. Supreme Court Rules on Protecting Negligent Contractors

S.C. builders can’t be shielded by LLC status The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled on April 4, 2012 in 16 Jade Street v. R. Design Co., LLC, et al.  ruled that a member of a limited liability company, or LLC,Read The Full Article »