Toxic Tort Insurance Defense: The Science, or Lack thereof Toxic Mold

Personal injury claims resulting from mold infestation  brought by homeowners, contractors, employees, landlords, tenants and governments continue to rise. There are several chemical substances that are commonly associated with toxic tort and environmental liability, but none have gathered as much nationwide attention as the ubiquitous and innocuous “mold”, particularly in New York and Maryland.

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Insurance Defense and Construction Law: Who is to Blame for Water Damage?

Water damage to properties can cause a soggy array of legal issues. Water intrusion is a common problem that develops into lawsuits because of the costs and damages that can occur.  Water damage is one of the easiest ways to compromise the integrity of a structure, frequently causing decay and rot to supporting materials. It…

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Art Caltrider to Speak at the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria

Bodie’s of counsel associate Art Caltrider is invited to be a guest lecturer at the Virginia Theological Seminary on Friday April 5th, 2013. The annual Faith, Work and Vocation Lecture is a forum that gathers speakers whose insights into Faith, Work and Vocation may inform others. Mr. Caltrider will be speaking about his decision to…

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