The goal of the seminar is to advise builders, generally on the process of a construction defect claim, and provide some practice points to protect yourself before, during, and after a claim, from the perspective of building experts, legal counsel and insurance.
General topics being covered:
Chapter 558 Notice of Claim procedure;
What to do when served with a Notice and who to contact immediately;
What qualifies as a construction defect under Chapter 558;
How construction defect claims typically arise;
Defects that we typically encounter and how to prevent them;
Insurance coverage that must be obtained to protect contractors & subcontractors;
Exclusions in insurance policies that leave contractors & subs exposed;
The Developers Council is a group of committed developers, builders and associate members who meet monthly to discuss prominent issues and topics relating to the residential construction industry. Our programs include an opportunity to network, enjoy a drink, and engage in conversation with a professional panel on issues relating to residential building.