Catastrophic Construction Accidents: General Contractors Working in New Jersey Can Recover Consequential Damages From Subcontractors’ General Liability Insurance Policies
Kelley Drye Client Advisory
December 2004
General contractors across the nation are particularly vulnerable to damages because of property damage flowing from accidents caused by their subcontractors’ work.  Under current New Jersey law, contractors have strong arguments that they can recover damages that flow from the negligent work of their subcontractors if such work has caused property damage.