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Mold Is Weak Contender For Commercial Lines Crisis Crown Mold is spurring a round of construction defect and “sick building” workers’ compensation claims, but will probably never produce an asbestos-like volume of commercial general liability bodily-injury lawsuits, according to several prominent insurance experts.

Asbestos has long been the reigning heavyweight champion of commercial lines insurance crises. Although still going strong after all these years, as evidenced by recent court cases and insurer bolstering of claim reserves, asbestos will one day be past its prime as a cause of loss.

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