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Architect-Engineer’s Duty to Defend Is Immediate Under Construction Indemnity Clause

By Helen Lauderdale Indemnification clauses in construction contracts often state that one party to the contract – the "indemnitor" – will defend and indemnify the other party from particular types of claims. On construction projects, the "indemnitors" are typically the contractor and architect/engineer ("A-E") who agree to defend and indemnify the owner – the "indemnitee." … Continue Reading

New Legislation on Wrap-up Insurance And Indemnity Clauses

By Edward B. Lozowicki and James G. Higgins Owners, developers and major general contractors are ramping up their use of wrap-up insurance policies on building and industrial projects. When sponsored by an Owner, wrap-ups are dubbed  Owner-Controlled Insurance Program ("OCIPs"). If the general contractor sponsors the wrap-up, it is termed a Contractor Controlled Insurance Program ("CCIPs"). These policies … Continue Reading
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