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May 13, 2016

The Importance Of A Waiver Of Subrogation Provision In Construction Contracts

By: Werner Sabo, Of Counsel Many standard construction industry contracts contain a “waiver of subrogation” provision. This means if an insurance carrier pays out on a construction related loss, they take over the insured’s right to sue (“subrogation”) and sue the party believed to be responsible for the loss. Associations […]

Apr 20, 2016

Federal Court Rejects “2-year” Bright Line Rule for Employee Non-Compete Agreements

By: Jeanne Hoffmann, Capital Member In R.J. O’brien & Associates, LLC v. Williamson, 14 C 2715, 2016 WL 930628 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 10, 2016)(Judge Gettleman,) the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois declined applying a “bright line” rule (minimum of 2 years of employment,) finding adequate consideration […]

Mar 24, 2016

Builders Risk

By: Geoff Bryce, Managing Partner As a general rule, builders risk policies cover fire, flood and pestilence; basically old testament disasters. Many policies have exclusions for poor workmanship, design errors and omissions. If there is a design error or omission and it causes damage, is that resulting damage covered? Even […]

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