Ohio Supreme Court Rules that Claims of Defective Workmanship Against a Builder Do Not Constitute an Occurrence Under a CGL Policy

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On October 12, 2012, the Ohio Supreme resolved a longsimmering conflict among Ohio’s intermediate appellate courts by answering the following certified question:

Are claims of defective construction/workmanship brought by a property owner claims for “property damage” caused by an “occurrence” under a commercial general liability policy?

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Topics:  Appeals, Commercial General Liability Policies, Construction Defects, Occurrence, Property Damage

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates, Construction Updates, Insurance Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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