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Heather Wright has experience in the trial and appellate litigation of a wide variety of commercial matters. She concentrates her practice on advising commercial insurance policy holders regarding coverage available through commercial general liability, directors and officers, errors and omissions and inland marine or contractors equipment insurance policies.

Policy Clauses, Exclusions and Endorsements: Language MattersThe Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals just reminded policyholders that while coverage exclusions are to be read narrowly, they must also be read comprehensively.

In Engineered Structures, Inc. v. Travelers Property Casualty Company of America, Engineered Structures, Inc. (ESI) obtained a builders’ risk insurance policy from Travelers Property Casualty Company of America (Travelers) to

Coverage for Defective Work? Michigan Joins MajorityMichigan has joined the majority of jurisdictions in holding that a general liability policy may provide coverage for claims for property damage allegedly caused by the defective work of a subcontractor. In a unanimous decision reversing the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court held that a subcontractor’s unintentional defective work was an “accident”