Category Archives: Contractors Insurance

The Key Differences Between Builder’s Risk and Construction General Liability Insurance Coverage

The Key Differences Between Builder’s Risk and Construction General Liability Insurance CoverageIf you work in the construction industry, there are certain insurance policies you must carry to protect yourself. The two forms of coverage you need to be financially protected in a building you’re working on or if your construction

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Bayonne Bridge Construction Delayed Two Years

Bayonne Bridge Construction Delayed Two YearsNJ Construction Liability was just increased upon the announcement that the construction of the Bayonne Bridge is being pushed back two years, with its completion date now in mid-2019. A variety of factors have contributed to this stall which aims …

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Commonly Overlooked Insurance Coverages in Construction

Commonly Overlooked Insurance Coverages in ConstructionNJ Construction Liability Insurance is critical in protecting your construction firm from the broad scope of exposures your industry faces. While coverage should be reviewed annually to identify any gaps or to increase liability limits, some key coverages tend to …

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A Look at Construction Trades in High Demand

A Look at Construction Trades in High DemandThe construction industry is struggling to rebuild its worker base after the recession hit in 2008. Skilled workers to adequately complete jobs are harder than ever to discover, hindering the industry’s growth. As more qualified workers are recruited, NJ Contractor

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Who Carries the Liability in NYC Construction Site Death?

Who Carries the Liability in NYC Construction Site DeathOn Tuesday, March 17th, a woman known as Tina to her friends, was killed as she walked along an NYC street, when a 4×8 piece of plywood flew off of a construction site fence and struck her, pinning …

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NYC and NJ Officials Oppose Large Construction Project

NYC and NJ Officials Oppose Large Construction ProjectAlthough the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Maritime Administration has already issued a draft environmental impact statement finding the project would not cause major safety or environmental problems, activists from both New York as well as New Jersey are …

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What’s New Regarding Scaffold Law Reform?

Scaffold Law Reform What’s NewLast year, we published a blog post about a law that has long been the topic of controversy amongst construction workers, lawmakers, and insurance companies. This law is the New York Scaffold Law, a provision that imposes absolute liability

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Sussex County Contractors Insurance: 2014 Revised Growth Projections

Sussex County Contractors Insurance: 2014 Revised Growth Projections Sussex County Contractors Insurance 2014 Revised Growth Projections

Construction remains one of the fastest growing labor sectors in the American market.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) there are roughly 1.3 million construction professionals across the states …

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Surety Bonds NJ: Understanding Bid Bonds

Surety Bonds NJ: Understanding Bid Bonds Surety Bonds NJ Understanding Bid Bonds

Bid bonds are an essential commercial construction standard. These bonds are intended to serve as proof to a project owner that a contractor has the capabilities to comply with the financial confines of the …

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New Jersey Construction Insurance: Highlighting Worksite Safety

New Jersey Construction Insurance: Highlighting Worksite Safety Construction Insurance Highlighting Worksite Safety

According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) over nineteen percent of all workplace fatalities occur in construction environments. The top four most common causes of New Jersey construction site accidents are …

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