Tag Archives: risk management

New Developments in Insurance Broker Liability

We had a broker liability case not long ago involving a manufacturing facility on the banks of the Hudson River that got wiped out by Sandy.  The client had no flood coverage.  We argued that, under the particular circumstances of the case, the broker had an obligation to price the market for flood coverage, and … Continue Reading

“Green Buildings” and mold

From the “no good deed goes unpunished” department:  Over at Claims Magazine, they recently published an article called “The Hidden Risks of Green Buildings.”  “Green” (or “sustainable”) buildings involve processes that are supposedly environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle: from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and deconstruction.  So, for example, while … Continue Reading