Insurers Dispute Sharing of Defense in Construction Defect Case

Tred R. Eyerly | Insurance Law Hawaii    The California Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s decision that the defending insurer was not entitled to reimbursement of defense costs from another insurer based upon a subcontract and additional insured endorsement. Zurich Am. Ins. Co. v. Old Republic Gen. Ins. Corp., 2024 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS… Continue reading Insurers Dispute Sharing of Defense in Construction Defect Case

Resolving Subcontractor Disputes with Pass-Through Claims and Liquidation Agreements

Stephanie Cooksey | Texas Contractor Imagine a project where you are unable to reach final completion due to an unresolved subcontractor claim. If the project owner is responsible for the claim, and both the owner and subcontractor are entrenched in their positions, how would you resolve this dispute? The default option is a three-party lawsuit… Continue reading Resolving Subcontractor Disputes with Pass-Through Claims and Liquidation Agreements

The Small Stuff: Small Claims Court and Limited Civil Court Jurisdictional Limits

Garret Murai | California Construction Law Blog Sometimes the small stuff matters.  And when it comes to legal disputes this can pose a problem for clients as well as their attorneys because litigation and arbitration, the two most frequently utilized venues to resolve legal disputes in the United States, can be and usually are expensive.… Continue reading The Small Stuff: Small Claims Court and Limited Civil Court Jurisdictional Limits

Navigating the Waters Beyond Construction Law: Unveiling the Ties Between Construction and Maritime Liens

Robert Ruggieri | Federal Construction Contracting Blog Construction law is a complex field that intersects with various other industries and legal fields, one being the maritime industry. In nearly twenty years of practicing construction law, I have often experienced the connection between these sophisticated areas of law and the implications of each on various projects,… Continue reading Navigating the Waters Beyond Construction Law: Unveiling the Ties Between Construction and Maritime Liens

The Power of Depositions

Esquire Deposition Solutions Dismissal of a lawsuit is a rare sanction for a discovery violation, but it happened recently in a workplace discrimination lawsuit, due in large part to two probing depositions that called into question one party’s assertion that she had turned over all relevant text messages stored on her cell phone. The case underlines… Continue reading The Power of Depositions

%d bloggers like this: