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16th Annual Construction Symposium - 1/29/2021

The objective of this course is to educate the attendant on a broad array of issues affecting construction and construction defect claims and the litigation and handling of those claims.  The course will educate the attendant on liability issues, standards, statutes and case law pertaining to those issues.  The course will also address arbitration agreements, contract provisions, and other issues affecting construction claims and the litigation of such claims as well as trends in the construction industry.  Additionally, the attendant will be brought up to date on recent case law with respect to construction claims.

 

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Topics will include (click on each for a PDF of the presentation the day before the webinar):

Impact of COVID-19 on Construction Industry
Settlement Credit and Constitutional Challenge
Will General Liability Insurance Respond to COVID-19 Claims?
Roof Drainage Deficiencies and Commercial Roof Collapse: An Adjuster's Evaluation Toolkit
Pay and Chase Allocation
Certificate of Merit Statute
Oddities in Anti-Indemnity Statute
Stowers: Ethical Issues in Large Claims*

 

 

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Continuing Education 

TDI CE: Provider #32551 
This course has been approved by the Texas Department of Insurance in the amount of 3.5 general credit hours and .5 ethics credit hours. Cooper & Scully, P.C. is a Texas Department of Insurance registered provider.

Texas MCLE 
This course is pending approval by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 3.5 general credit hours and .5 ethics credit hours.  

 

AGENDA

 

Time

Topic

Speaker

8:15-8:25 a.m.

Sign-On

 

8:25 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks

R. Douglas Rees

8:30 a.m.

Impact of COVID-19 on Construction Industry

R. Douglas Rees

8:50 a.m.

Settlement Credit and Constitutional Challenge

Diana Faust
Tara Sohlman

9:20 a.m.

Will General Liability Insurance Respond to COVID-19 Claims?

Fred Shuchart

9:50 a.m.

Break

 

10:00 a.m.

Roof Drainage Deficiencies and Commercial Roof Collapse: An Adjuster's Evaluation Toolkit

Travis Ebisch
Nelson Forensics

10:45 a.m.

Pay and Chase Allocation*

Lara Albright

11:05 a.m.

Break

 

11:15 a.m.

Certificate of Merit Statute

Shabaz Nizami

11:35 a.m.

Oddities in Anti-Indemnity Statute

Aaron Stendell
Rob Witmeyer

12:05 p.m.

Stowers: Ethical Issues in Large Claims*

R. Brent Cooper

12:35 p.m.

Closing Remarks

R. Douglas Rees

12:35-12:45 p.m.

Question & Answer Session

 

 

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