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Broad-evidence rule
What is the law regarding the broad-evidence rule and actual cash value in Connecticut?...

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Building ordinance coverage
Under the ISO Building and Personal Property Coverage Form and the Ordinance or Law Coverage endorsement, does the Increased Cost of Construction......

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Post-loss waiver of subrogation
We have a client who is a tenant insured on an ISO Commercial General Liability Policy. The tenant’s lamp started a fire that caused......

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Waiving your rights
When the ISO Commercial Property Policy speaks of waiving “your rights,” doesn’t it ultimately mean a waiver of the......

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Debris removal
We need your interpretation of an ISO Commercial Property Insurance form (CP 00 10) with respect to the limits provided for debris removal. We......

900107-00

Burst pipe
We have a claims dispute over a commercial property loss. The building owner submitted a claim for an incident in which a pipe burst underground,......

900108-00

Liberalization clause
If a carrier adopts a change to a commercial property policy that broadens coverage, when does the change affect in-force policies?...

900109-00

Lightning damage
Lightning hit an electric line leading to an air-conditioning unit on the roof of a building. The unit was damaged. The company claims Exclusion......

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Perishable stock—spoilage coverage endorsement
We have a pet shop insuring its property with the Cause of Loss—Special Form perils. Suppose a power or equipment failure causes $10,000......

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Functional valuation
At an E&O seminar I attended, the instructor mentioned the “functional replacement cost” endorsement. Could you explain the use of......

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Medical equipment—inland marine or commercial property form?
My client leases space but owns and operates a large medical-imaging machine, valued at about $900,000, which is installed at his leased premises.......

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Goods held for delivery
We insure a manufacturer under an ISO Building And Personal Property Coverage Form. The manufacturer invoiced his customer on March 31 for......

900125-00

Liquidated damage agreement; commercial property waiver of subrogation
I just ran into a new term. Could you tell me what a “liquidated damage clause” is? This involves an alarm company contract. The alarm......

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Glass coverage
The commercial property form now includes building glass coverage. Is there a deductible and a per-pane limitation in the form? Also, how is......

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Building code requirements increased cost
I place coverage for many clients that pay a considerable amount of money to make improvements in the buildings they lease in order to accommodate......

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Permanent fixture
We recently received a denial on a commercial property claim for wind damage to a gate, which is permanently mounted on an enclosure attached to......

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Improvements and betterments
Does the definition of “your business personal property” in the ISO CP 00 10 form include coverage for fire damage to the following......

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Governmental action exclusion
We have had a claim denied where our insured owns a commercial property. The central alarm system alerted the local volunteer fire department to......

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New buildings on commercial blanket policy
Would an insured with a commercial blanket property policy have to list all of their buildings on their insured location?...

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Water damage from off-premises sewer
A sewer cracked in front of our insured’s building (underground in the street). The town is calling it an abandoned storm sewer. The cracked......

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Tenant with cannabis business
I have a landlord client who is not in the cannabis business, but his tenant may have an exposure with cannabis products. Given that most policies......