November 2015

Professional Lines and TRIA: Surprising Coverage Triggers

Terrorism Insurance Coverage Triggers London Insurance MarketplaceWith the recent renewal of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), it seemed like a good time to look at the Management Liability and Professional Liability lines to discuss how terrorism in general can trigger coverage. While TRIA is a backstop for insurers and may not directly benefit clients from a coverage perspective, it… Read More »Professional Lines and TRIA: Surprising Coverage Triggers

‘Right to Repair’ Statutes: the Fix to Construction Defect Litigation

“Right to Repair” In the United States More than thirty states have enacted legislation that requires homeowners to notify builders of claimed defects and to provide them with an opportunity to repair the defects before the owners initiate legal proceedings. These “right to repair” statutes are the legislatures’ response to the increased filing of time-consuming and expensive construction defect lawsuits.… Read More »‘Right to Repair’ Statutes: the Fix to Construction Defect Litigation