Construction Law Blog

January 20th, 2017

As a member of the Steering Committee and Young Lawyer Liaison for the DRI Construction Law Committee, I am looking forward to our upcoming seminar, “Construction Law: Don’t Roll the Dice or Rely on Chance – An Industry-Guided Approach to Today’s Construction Landscape,” at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas from March 1-3, 2017. This year’s program… Read More


January 16th, 2017

EPA Issues New Reporting Rule for Nanoscale Materials – Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section Newsstand – Powered by Lexology. Nanotechnology has been the subject of many “Emerging Claims” presentations at seminars over the past few years, but there are still many unknowns on the insurance coverage and litigation issues. One development likely to be… Read More


January 16th, 2017

In an opinion filed 1/11/17 that should be a cautionary tale for ALL carriers, the South Carolina Supreme clarified the rules for properly reserving the right to contest coverage, for determining whether punitive damages, and for determining the proper time period for coverage allocation in a construction defect case. We issued the following Carrier/Client Alert… Read More


January 6th, 2017

CHARLESTON, SC – Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC, is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Douglas Pratt-Thomas and Lindsay Smith-Yancey to the Firm’s Charleston office. Pratt-Thomas and Smith-Yancey, formerly of the Charleston firm of Pratt-Thomas Walker, focus their practice in health care professional liability and other insurance defense litigation. They join Francis M. Ervin… Read More