Leta Gorman | International Association of Defense Counsel I. The Internet of Things Era WE ARE living in an era that some refer to as the “Internet of Things” (“IoT”), where wireless connected devices know how we work, play, shop, sleep, drive, manage our homes, and medicate. IoT is a concept that represents the network… Continue reading The Era of the Internet of Things: Can Product Liability Laws Keep Up?
Gary Barrera | California Construction Law Blog | December 18, 2017 In McMillin Mgmt. Servs. v. Financial Pacific Ins. Co., Cal.Ct.App. (4th Dist.), Docket No. D069814 (filed 11/14/17), the California Court of Appeal held that the term “liability arising out of,” as used in an ongoing operations endorsement, does not require that the named insured’s liability arise… Continue reading California Court Broadly Interprets Insurance Policy’s “Liability Arising Out of” Language
Anthony B. Cavender | Gravel2Gavel | December 13, 2017 In the case of CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. v. Springer, et al., the Court of Appeals of Texas, Ninth District, sitting in Beaumont, decided an interlocutory appeals brought by the Appellant CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. The Court of Appeals concluded that the “trial court did not abuse… Continue reading Certificate Of Merit Not Required In Litigation Seeking Damages Where No Licensed Or Registered Professionals Identified
Robert M. Frey | Butler Snow LLP | December 1, 2017 We have noted, again and again, examples of disappointed Additional Insureds. Today we report that at least one Additional Insured has left the Courthouse smiling. It was, however, to paraphrase Wellington, a near-run thing. The case is Pekin Ins. Co. v. Ledcor Constr., Inc., 2017 IL App (1st) 162623-U.… Continue reading Finally, a happy Additional Insured!
Christopher G. Hill | Construction Law Musings | December 1, 2017 The title of this post may seem obvious. Of course you need to name the right people. “Why even write about this?” you may ask yourself. The answer to this question is that the list of all of the parties necessary to a successful lawsuit may… Continue reading In Any Construction Lawsuit, Be Sure to Name the Right People