GENERAL FIDELITY V. FOSTER
Florida Order finds that pollution exclusion prohibits coverage in Chinese Drywall case. The court in General Fidelity v. Foster looks at the specific insuring agreement and pleadings in rejecting Foster's argument that gypsum…more
Insurance companies walk a fine line in determining when to indemnify claims made against their insured policyholders. This article by Clay Olson of Olson & Good in Charleston glances at the obligation to defend a lawsuit and…more
South Carolina recently released the opinion below. It affirms that the balance of duties between buyer and seller remain in a real estate transaction. Olson & Good handles matters involving defective construction and real…more
Myrtle Beach v. Buchanan Hotels, et...
City of Myrtle Beach has filed suit alleging eleven Hotels have violated city ordinances which might put the City in jeopardy of qualifying for the Federal Flood Insurance program as regulated by FEMA…more
Lawyers have become quite busy over the last fifteen years as Commercial General Liability (CGL) policies have become more restrictive in scope. I have covered this issue in the South Carolina Construction Defect blog in other…more
South Carolina provides a fairly broad and liberal standard in allowing for policyholders to demand defense in a lawsuit based on the "4 Corners Rule"…more
Chinese Drywall, or that drywall manufactured by companies such as Knauf (Germany) via Chinese factories…more
This essay was written by Clay Olson during Spring, 2010 as a response to numerous questions regarding "Chinese" Drywall product which remains a newsworthy topic throughought the Southeastern United States. The product…more
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