SDV Insights

Why Understanding Our Clients' Businesses Makes All the Difference

Earlier this week, Greg Podolak spoke with the editors of Law360.com again. This time, he noted that not knowing a client’s business is on ...

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A Little Knowledge of CGL Policies Can Go A Long Way

In a recent article for the Connecticut Law Tribune, SDV's H. Scott Williams wrote on the importance of attorneys understanding the responsibilities of both insurer and policyholder when it comes to commercial general liability (CGL) insurance...

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Construction Defect Disputes and Litigation Seminar

Join SDV's Theresa Guertin and others on Friday, December 4 at the Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown Area for a day-long seminar on how to skillfully utilize recent case law to clarify policy language.

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SDV to Speak at New Jersey CISO Executive Summit

Gregory D. Podolak, a partner at SDV, will be presenting at the New Jersey CISO Executive Summit on Tuesday, December 1. He will be speaking on: Cyber Liability Insurance Are You Truly Covered?

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Maryland Appellate Court Broadly Interprets Critical Additional Insured Language

An intermediate appeals court in Maryland recently joined the ranks of other jurisdictions in finding broad coverage available for additional insureds under standard policy language.

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Join us for a Builders Risk Coverage Webinar on November 1

Please join SDV's Michael Pepe and others for a webinar on Builders Risk Coverage: Navigating Hard and Soft Costs, Delay in Opening Expenses and Construction Delay Measurement.

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New Jersey Supreme Court to Decide Whether Defective Construction Constitutes an "Occurrence"

The New Jersey Supreme Court will enter the fray to decide whether consequential damages caused by the faulty work of a subcontractor constitute "property damage" and an "occurrence" under a general contractor's CGL Policy.

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New Year, New EU Insurer Regulations

On January 1, 2016, the much-anticipated regulatory regime termed Solvency II is slated to be implemented in the European Union. Solvency II is a directive aimed at codifying and harmonizing EU insurance regulations that are formally approved by the European Parliament and the European Council.

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Read our New State by State Survey on Using Extrinsic Evidence in Determining Duty to Defend

SDV is pleased to announce its newest State by State Survey Extrinsic Evidence: Use of Extrinsic Evidence in Determining Duty to Defend.

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The Cyber War & Your Cyber Insurance Policy: Are You Covered?

Cyber attacks were once on the periphery of American business consciousness. That mindset changed over the past two years. A series of devastating events, including the 2014 cyber attack against Sony, catapulted cyber liability concerns from an IT department issue to a major priority for boardrooms across America. As U.S. government officials concluded that North Korea was behind the attack, many C-suite executives suddenly found themselves asking questions. Is this the start of a cyber war?

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