Gorelick v Star Markets Company Inc. Mass Appeals Court 2023 FACTS Supermarket (Shaws, a part of Star Markets) bought automatic doors from the manufacturer and… Read More »Did PO say Vendor would Defend claims that buyer was negligent?
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… Read More »Emotional distress ≠ bodily injury. Mass auto choice of law.
Homeowners doesn’t cover defense of home condition warranty. Norfolk & Dedham v Norton Ma App Ct (2021) FACTS The homeowners made statements in the seller’s… Read More »Homeowners Ins No Seller Warranty Defense
FACTS A 23 year old ballerina student brought claims of sexual assault occurring on a work-related trip far from home, against a 43 year old… Read More »Business Insurance doesn’t reach these assault claims
General Contractor Blocked from Enjoying Additional Insured Defense Coverage Due to the Cross-Liability Exclusion
Recent Massachusetts Appeals Court unpublished decision adds to confusion over the already complex system for additional insured coverage. Phoenix Bay State v First Financial Insurance… Read More »General Contractor Blocked from Enjoying Additional Insured Defense Coverage Due to the Cross-Liability Exclusion
Additional insured status useless due to anti-indemnity laws MAXIM CRANE WORKS, LP v. ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, Dist. Court, SD Texas 2019 FACTS Crane lessor… Read More »Construction insurance – expensive because it is incomprehensible