Claims of Defective Construction or Workmanship Do Not Constitute an Occurrence Under a CGL Policy

November 21, 2012Articles
American Bar Association

American Bar Association Case Notes

The issue of whether claims for property damage arising out of defective construction or workmanship constitute an occurrence under a CGL policy under Ohio law was recently settled by the Ohio Supreme Court in Westfield Insurance Company v. Custom Agri Systems, Inc., 2012-Ohio-4712, 2012 Ohio LEXIS 2485 (Oct. 16, 2012).