Minn.'s Broad Interpretation Of 'Additional Insured'

Law360, New York (June 11, 2012, 12:56 PM EDT) -- In what appears to be a case of first impression in Minnesota, the Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion potentially expanding coverage for additional insureds in the construction context. Nor-Son Inc. v. Western Nat. Mut. Ins. Co., No. A11-2016, 2012 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 411 (Minn. Ct. App., May 14, 2012).

This case arises from a familiar fact pattern in the construction industry where the general contractor, Nor-Son Inc., was named as an additional insured on the general liability policy of the subcontractor, Select Carpenters...
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