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Eleventh Circuit Chimes in on Florida's Trigger of Coverage Debate

The debate rages on in Florida regarding the appropriate trigger rule for progressive or latent property damage under commercial general liability ("CGL") policies. Recently, the Eleventh Circuit weighed in, rejecting the manifestation trigger and holding that the injury-in-fact trigger applied to determine available coverage in a construction defect case.

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What Were the Top 10 Insurance Coverage Decisions in 2014?

Did you get a chance to check out our selections for the 10 most important insurance coverage decisions in 2014? Data breaches, construction defects, releases of ammonia gas, and sinkholes all provided an extraordinary year in policyholder insurance law. Take a look, and let us know if there were any other cases you found interesting.

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Defective Construction may not be an "Occurrence" in Delaware

A recent Delaware Superior Court decision held that defective construction does not constitute an "occurrence" for purposes of commercial general liability coverage.

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Colorado Bad Faith Statute Unambiguously Applies to CGL Policyholders

A recent federal court decision reinforces that Colorado's bad faith statute unambiguously applies to CGL policyholders.

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