If you are a contractor or subcontractor and a construction defect claim is asserted against you, then you have tendered such claim to your commercial general liability (CGL) insurer. No doubt about it. In doing so, you have wondered whether your CGL insurer will indemnify you for the damages asserted against you by the third-party. You have wondered whether the damages asserted against you are covered by your CGL policy. If you have not wondered and asked these questions, then you should! Below is a portion of a presentation I recently put on regarding construction defect indemnity obligations under CGL policies and, particularly, covered claims versus non-covered claims.
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