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CLM National Construction Claims Conference – Patrick Norris attended, Laura Paton presented – September 28-30 – San Diego, CA

September 28, 2016 / Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California

The 2016 CLM National Construction Claims Conference was held from September 28-30, 2016 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California.

Laura Paton participated in the Session III Panel entitled, Not So Simple Addition: Coverage Issues Surrounding Additional Insureds in the Southeast on September 29, 2016.

Speakers:

• Laura Paton, Carlock, Copeland and Stair, LLP
• Stephanie Glickauf, Goodman McGuffey LLP
• Constance Woods, American Southern Insurance Company
• Tracy Yaun, Berkley Southeast Insurance Group

In 2013, ISO introduced a new additional insured form. Now that the form has been around for a few years we have been able to see it in practice. This session will discuss coverage issues surrounding additional insureds on commercial general liability policies issued to contractors and subcontractors in the Southeast. These issues include priority of coverage, coverage (or not) for claims of an additional insured’s exclusive negligence, and how contractual indemnity and additional insured status work together and work with the Southeastern states’ laws regarding enforceable indemnity contracts. Additional Insured status has taken center stage in construction litigation in so many ways, and this panel will lead an interactive discussion about the not-so-simple challenges this issue presents.

Patrick Norris attended.

Please contact Patty O’Toole for more information regarding this event.

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