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 »

Job Site Visitors Put Your Business at Risk

Tips for a safe visit As a General Contractor you understand the construction site and the dangers that can be found when building a home, and that’s why getting the services of a risk assesor could be esssential when buildingRead The Full Article »

Can One Insured Sue Another under General Liability?

A common contractual requirement for a contractor is to remove the cross-liability exclusion under a General Liability policy. This exclusion deals with whether or not one insured can sue another insured. Under older versions of ISO policy forms, such aRead The Full Article »

General Liability Increase Expected for Construction Firms

A report by Marsh states that the U.S. construction industry should expect rate increases of up to 15% in the commercial General Liability market, due to years of soft market conditions. “This comes against the backdrop of medical cost inflationRead The Full Article »