July 2021

An informative e-newsletter for the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Is Faulty Construction an “Occurrence” Under CGL Policies?

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By Thomas J. Vitale, Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge

A frequently litigated issue is whether faulty construction is an “occurrence” under Commercial General Liability (“CGL”) policies. Recently, in Skanska USA Building, Inc. v. M.A.P. Mechanical Contractors, Inc., 505 Mich 368 (2020), the Michigan Supreme Court further highlighted its approach to analyzing CGL policies involving faulty construction.

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The views and opinions expressed in these articles are those of the authors, and they do not reflect in any way the positions of the State Bar of Michigan or the Real Property Law Section. These columns are meant for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. IRS Circular 230 Disclosure: To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the Internal Revenue Service, we inform you that any U.S. federal tax advice contained in this communication (including any attachments) was not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, by any person for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties or (ii) promoting, marketing, or recommending to another person any transaction or matter addressed in this communication.