Commercial General Liability (CGL)

Commercial general liability insurance (known as “CGL” insurance) is designed to cover claims associated with personal injury or property damage.

Construction defect claims oftentimes trigger a claim against contractor, subcontractor, or suppliers CGL policy.

If you are an owner and are experiencing a construction defect claim, please make sure to consult counsel to ensure you best maximize any applicable CGL insurance available to cover your damages.

If you are a contractor, subcontractor, or supplier that are notified of a construction defect, please make sure to consult counsel to ensure your CGL insurer is notified and you are protected from the standpoint of the insurer’s duties to defend and indemnify you in connection with the construction defect claim.

Please check out this article for more information on CGL coverage and construction defect claims.


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