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Federal courts carve out their own rule for construction defect coverage in Illinois based on their own assessment of what triggers a duty to defend under commercial general liability policies By Geoffrey A. Bryce and Jennifer Cromheecke Insurance Law, December 2018 While Illinois trial and appellate courts overwhelmingly agree that the purpose of comprehensive general liability policies is to protect the insured from liability for injury or damage to persons or property and not to pay for costs associated with repairing or replacing the insured’s defective workmanship, federal courts are shifting to a less restrictive stance.
Federal courts carve out their own rule for construction defect coverage in Illinois based on their own assessment of what triggers a duty to defend under commercial general liability policies By Geoffrey A. Bryce and Jennifer Cromheecke Construction Law, October 2018 While Illinois trial and appellate courts overwhelmingly agree that the purpose of comprehensive general liability policies is to protect the insured from liability for injury or damage to persons or property and not to pay for costs associated with repairing or replacing the insured’s defective workmanship, federal courts are shifting to a less restrictive stance.

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