Anti-Concurrent Causation Exclusions Receive Spotlight

Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 2:12 PM EDT) -- After nearly 30 years of infecting court decisions and confounding policyholders’ reasonable expectations, the anti-concurrent causation exclusion is finally beginning to enter the spotlight. While the anti-concurrent clause has been discussed by commentators and lamented over by those who have had claims denied under the clause, major media news outlets are now discussing the clause in the open.

For those unfamiliar with the topic, the anti-concurrent causation exclusion appears in most property insurance and builders' risk policies. The exclusion appears in various forms but typically appears...
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