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Construction Defect Claims: And The Walls Came Tumbling Down

Understand why defects occur, how they can be prevented and who is responsible when they happen.Construction defects remain a constant issue for construction practitioners and their clients. Understanding the process of identifying, evaluating and managing defects in new construction and remediation projects is an essential tool for construction lawyers. This topic will help you understand the basics of construction defect claims, and the practical steps involved in assessing and dealing with construction defects for both claimants and defendants.


Runtime: 88 minutes
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Agenda

Overview – Build It and the Lawyers Will Come

  • Construction Defects, Construction Defects Everywhere
  • What Is a Construction Defect?
  • What Is Not a Construction Defect?

Identification and Evaluation – Inspection and Analysis

  • Site Review
  • Destructive Testing
  • Spoliation
  • Experts

Notice and Timing - Time Isn't on Your Side

  • Notice of Claim Statutes
  • Repairs Offers and the Right to Cure
  • Limitations and Repose

Claims – Covering Your Bases

  • Theories of Liability
  • Affirmative Defenses
  • Economic Loss Rule

Insurance – Here to Help?

  • Commercial General Liability Insurance
  • Additional Insured Status

Conclusion - an Ounce of Prevention, but Don't Forget Your Aspirin

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This course was last revised on October 27, 2017.

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  • ICC 0.15
     
  • Lorman Education Services is an International Code Council Preferred Provider. This event is approved for 0.15 CEU's through ICC.
     

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • NY CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • NY CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Jason J. Quintero

Jason J. Quintero

Carlton Fields

  • Shareholder with Carlton Fields
  • Practice focuses on all aspects of construction litigation, with an emphasis on lien and bond law and construction defects disputes
  • Extensive trial and alternative dispute resolution experience
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law 2016 to 2017
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers 2013 to 2016
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Seton Hall University School of Law; B.A. degree, University of Florida
  • Can be contacted at 813-229-4103 or jqu[email protected]
Mark A. Smith

Mark A. Smith

Carey, O'Malley, Whitaker & Mueller, P. A.

  • Shareholder at Carey, O’Malley, Whitaker, Mueller, Roberts & Smith, P.A.
  • Litigator and counselor who focuses on construction litigation and construction contracting
  • Extensive experience in all manners of performance and defect disputes and particular expertise handling issues involving marine construction
  • Selected as a “Florida Super Lawyer” as a “Rising Star” in 2016 and 2017
  • Frequent speaker and has written numerous publications
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, The University of Michigan School of Law; B.A. degree, with distinction, Yale University
  • Can be contacted at 813-229-4151 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 400464
Published 2017
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