Shake Shack, insurer says another carrier must offer defense


By Ganesh Setty (Nov 10, 2021, 6:57 p.m. EST) – Shake Shack and its commercial liability insurer say another insurer must honor a construction contract and pay full defense costs they incurred in a lawsuit under -jacent for injuries on site. , according to a lawsuit filed in New York state court Wednesday.

Shake Shack New York LLC and commercial liability insurer Acceptance Indemnity Insurance Co. claim that Charter Oak Fire Insurance Co. has repeatedly denied coverage despite their efforts showing the underlying action against the fast food chain is covered by Charter Oak’s insurance policy, which lists The Shake Shack Affiliate as insured.

In October 2019, a construction site …

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