Reinstating a victory won at the Supreme Court level, the Court of Appeals,
adopting the position advocated by Weg & Myers in its entirety, ruled
that violation of New York City Administrative Code Sec. 27-1031(b)(1)
Appellate Division affirms decision allowing plaintiffs to pursue punitive
damage claims against various contractor defendants.
Click here to read the Court's decision in 11 Essex v. Tower Insurance
Company et al.
Court compels Subcontractor's Carrier to Defend Contractor. Issue of whether subcontractor's activities took place while working at job site is an issue yet to be decided but is not a basis to deny defense coverage to contractor. Click here to read the Court's decision.
Southern District Court holds that a carrier cannot compel an insured to submit to an appraisal when coverage issues still must be resolved. Read the attached decision.