Additional Insured coverage is a common method of risk transfer used in construction projects. In 1985, the standard form of the additional insured endorsement used in insurance policies conferred much broader protection than the forms subsequently published in 2004 and 2013. Continue »
Robert D. Chesler
Robert D. Chesler is a shareholder in Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group, based in the firm's Newark, NJ office. He represents policyholders in a broad variety of coverage claims against their insurers and advises companies with respect to their insurance programs. Mr. Chesler is also a member of Anderson Kill's Cyber Insurance Recovery group. A leading participant in the birth of modern insurance law in the early 1980s, Mr. Chesler has earned the reputation as "The Insurance Guru" for exceptional insurance coverage knowledge, and has emerged as a leader in such new areas of insurance coverage as cyber-Insurance, D&O, IP, privacy and "green" insurance.
The question of whether and when a contractor can obtain insurance coverage for damage caused by a subcontractor’s faulty work has been fought out in a state-by-state basis in courts across the country. Continue »