Risk commonly features in commercial-related stories and reports, and understandably so.
It's impossible to know from a recent media article on an insurance coverage dispute what the material terms and conditions provided for in a policy between Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. and a general construction contractor tasked with building an emergency water system for the city of San Diego.
Although California-based incidents certainly serve as the most prominently spotlighted examples of contested insurance coverage in incidents involving shifting ground (think mudslides, earthquakes and so forth), so-called "earth movement" cases also arise in insurance litigation in many other states as well, including Colorado.
Seventeen percent is of course just a number and indicator of nothing definitive unless it is fleshed out in some meaningful context.
Construction companies and the electricians, plumbers, and contractors employed by them have a big responsibility. They are the people that are called when someone would like a custom house built from scratch. There are many details involved in building a house and meticulous attention is required to make sure that everything goes as planned.