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SLDF Win on CGL Coverage for Construction Defects in Illinois

On November 30th, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its opinion in Acuity v. M/I Homes of Chicago, LLC. The case involved commercial general liability (“CGL”) coverage for construction defects resulting in water damage to a townhome project. The appellate court’s request to clarify as to the existence of property damage or occurrence in Illinois was supported by the SLDF in collaboration with the Associated General Contractors of America, National Association of Home Builders, and local chapters in Illinois.The Supreme Court answered the call and embarked on a clarification that was extremely favorable to the construction industry and its broad coalition of support.

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