Insurance Issues in the Construction Industry

For contractors, one of the most important documents to know, and understand, is your commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policy.  The CGL policy is equally important to general contractors, subcontractors, residential contractors, commercial contractors and public works contractors.  Failure to … Continue reading

General contractor and subcontractor insurance – get insurance coverage in writing

Why should a contractor care about a subcontractor’s insurance? All general contractors must obtain a commercial general liability policy to protect themselves from claims of bodily injury from their employees or the general public and property damage that occurs at … Continue reading

Handling Construction Site Injuries

Document the Construction Site Injury It is a good practice to have all witnesses to the construction accident fill out accident reports.  Get basic contact information for the witness and have them put a statement in writing.  A copy of … Continue reading