3 Courts Weigh In On Faulty Workmanship Coverage

Law360, New York (April 25, 2013, 12:35 PM EDT) -- After a spate of bad decisions for policyholders on whether general liability policies can ever provide coverage for construction liabilities, three courts, in the past few weeks, have done an about-face, holding that there is coverage in certain circumstances for such liabilities.

Relying on the subcontractor exception to the "your work" exclusion, the Second Circuit has ruled that a general liability policy provides coverage for liability sustained by a swimming pool installer on account of cracks that developed in the pools following installation. The appellate court...
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