Tag: wrap-ups

Yours, Mine, and Ours: Florida Court Holds Wrap Exclusion Applies Equally to Named and Additional InsuredDec 07, 2016

Gregory Podolak (SDV Southeast Managing Partner) has a new article in Insurance Matters, the newsletter of the Florida Bar’s Insurance and Surety Committee: In today’s construction market, large-scale projects are commonly insured under consolidated insurance (“wrap-up”) programs, where the owner, general contractor, and most subcontractors are covered under the same primary and excess liability policies. This scheme functions as an alternative to traditional risk transfer, which relies on the individual…

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The Workers’ Compensation Immunity State by State Survey Is Now AvailableSep 01, 2015

As part of SDV’s highly popular State by State Survey series, we are proud to announce the release of our greatly anticipated survey on Workers’ Compensation Immunity. This comprehensive survey examines several key issues relating to the scope and extent of workers’ compensation requirements and immunity across all 50 states. We discuss, among other topics, exclusive remedy protections and the application of such protections in the Consolidated Insurance Program (a.k.a…

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Case Alert – Wrap-Up Exclusion Blocks Additional Insured Claim in New YorkAug 06, 2015

A recent decision in New York is a cause of concern for wrap-up project contractors seeking to obtain additional insured coverage under an unenrolled subcontractor’s CGL policy. In a decision that circumvents common risk transfer practices within the construction industry, the New York Appellate Division, First Department held that a wrap-up exclusion contained in a subcontractor’s CGL policy barred additional insured coverage for a wrap-up project’s general contractor, even though…

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Catching Up on SDV Case AlertsMay 27, 2015

In the past two months, we’ve released three new Case Alerts for your review. Click the titles to read the entire alert. Court Broadly Interprets Pollution Exclusion to Bar Coverage for Nontraditional Pollution Under CGL There is a tremendous division, and no clear consensus, among courts regarding whether the pollution exclusion applies only to losses arising from traditional environmental pollution. For example, New York and Nevada have held that the…

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