Additional Insured and Contractual Indemnity Coverage in Commercial and Construction Contracts
Reconciling Contractual Obligations With Policy Terms to Maximize Coverage
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of key issues in additional insured (AI) coverage, the interrelationship between contractual indemnification and AI coverage, best practices to maximize AI coverage, and the use of AI and contractual indemnification in construction contracts.
Overview of additional insured status
- Additional insured vs. additional named insured
- Endorsements vs. certificate of insurance
- Policy language and various additional insured forms
- Scope of coverage
- Priority of coverage
- Notice to insurer
Interplay between contractual indemnity and additional insured coverage
- Contractual indemnification
- Contractual insurance requirements
- Additional insured coverage
- AI and contractual indemnification for construction contracts
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How can counsel ensure that contractually required AI coverage is satisfied by the named insured's policy?
- Why is a certificate of insurance inadequate protection for the party seeking AI status?
- What are the challenges and pitfalls in drafting indemnification provisions for construction contracts?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Joann M. Lytle
She represents companies and individuals engaged in business disputes across a range of industries. She has represented... | Read More
She represents companies and individuals engaged in business disputes across a range of industries. She has represented insureds in insurance coverage litigation—including cases involving the insurability of punitive damages—provides general insurance coverage advice to insureds on an ongoing basis, and has been involved in a number of class action suits.Close
Charles J. Reitmeyer
Assistant General Counsel
He provides support to Corporate Risk Management and handles the insured litigation and antitrust counseling... | Read More
He provides support to Corporate Risk Management and handles the insured litigation and antitrust counseling functions. He also assists with non-insured litigation matters and counsels various lines of business on indemnification, limitation of liability and insurance issues.Close
Clinton S. Hein
Goldberg & Connolly
He is a Member of the firm’s Policyholder Coverage and Construction Law Groups. His practice is concentrated in... | Read More
He is a Member of the firm’s Policyholder Coverage and Construction Law Groups. His practice is concentrated in the areas of insurance coverage disputes and litigation, and he regularly counsels contractor clients with issues arising from CGL, builder’s risk, workers’ compensation, employer’s liability, business interruption, and professional (design) liability policies.Close