Construction is a costly business…in more ways than one. Not only are many projects worth millions of dollars, but so are the lawsuits that often
Category: Additional Insured
Unless you are a workers’ compensation expert, you might not know that a subcontractor’s injured employee generally cannot sue them, but can sue upstream parties. This leaves general contractors, property managers, and owners exposed.
The first step for the insurance company is determining if they have a duty to defend your company. The answer can vary between states and often relies on the important “four-corners rule.” Understanding this rule and when it applies can determine if an insurer’s defense obligation is valid or if you will end up fighting in court alone.
Anti-Indemnity Statutes: The Basics You Need to Know In our previous article, “Transferring Risk: Understanding the Power of Insurance, Indemnification, and Additional Insured Endorsements”, we