On March 2, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued its long-anticipated ruling in the Global v. Century case.
Not aware of using the wrong lumber, the contractor installed it but, after later discovering it, was instructed to remove it and replace it with IBC-certified FRT lumber. Doing so resulted in damage.
The proper trigger of coverage in construction defect disputes has been addressed on several occasions by New Jersey courts.
A published Pennsylvania decision favorable to insurance companies, the Wenk case would apply to future claims in both the first- and third-party contexts.
If this latest legislative attempt to change Florida’s bad faith litigation environment becomes law, it will be a good step towards correcting the financial havoc caused—at least in part—by that environment.
Welcome to CICR’s annual review of insurance cases. Here, we spotlight five decisions from the last year that you should know about—and five pending cases to watch.