A recent Maryland case shows the protection contractors enjoy when their contract includes waivers of subrogation. Gables Construction v Red Coats Md Ct Appeals (2020) PARTIES AND AGREEMENTS Owner – Upper Rock II General Contractor – Gables Construction Project – 139 Unit Apartment Building Contract – AIA A102 with GMP and AIA A201 with waivers… Read More »Why Waive Subrogation? How it works
Employers Become OSHA Investigators Under Updated Virus Rules
ASK WHEN YOU LEARN OSHA standards for COVID 19, updated on May 19, 2020, uses reporting requirements to turn employers into investigators of their own jobsites. The employer must use reasonable efforts to reach conclusions on the questions – Has the pandemic visited your worksite? Was the employee’s COVID work-related? OSHA (the Federal Department of… Read More »Employers Become OSHA Investigators Under Updated Virus Rules
Emotional distress ≠ bodily injury. Mass auto choice of law.
Emotional distress of spouse from witnessing spouses’ fatal injury was not “bodily injury” for purposes of collecting from Massachusetts car insurer. Mass Appeals Court case Liberty Mutual Insurance v Correia (Mass App Ct 2022) Per person limits in car accident coverage selection pages for Massachusetts automobile insurance covering Massachusetts owners/drivers limits purely emotional distress claim.… Read More »Emotional distress ≠ bodily injury. Mass auto choice of law.
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