Analyzing Additional Insured Endorsements

M. Claire Juliana J.D Additional insured endorsements are a routine request for policyholders having to satisfy contractual obligations to their clients and other parties.  But, there is a seemingly limitless variety of endorsements and an equally impressive amount of...

Indemnification Clause Requires Subcontractor to Indemnify Prime Contractor Regardless of Finding that Sub was not Negligent, and the Additional Insured Endorsement Requires Insurer to Cover the Prime for Damages not Caused by Sub’s Negligence

Where a pipeline was damaged when it was struck by sheeting being installed by a sub-subcontractor while installing lift stations along a pipeline previously installed by the prime contractor, the sub-subcontractor was found to be liable to its client (ECI...

Anti-Indemnity Statute does not Void Additional Insured’s Coverage

Where a construction contractor signed a contract containing an indemnification clause agreeing to indemnify the project owner for all claims arising under the contract, including those caused by the owner’s negligence, a court held that a liability insurance policy...