May 31, 2016
Construction Defects May Be Accidents, But A Company’s Response Is Not

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

2:00 – 3:30 PM



Coverage Issues

  • CGL overview
  • Defective work vs. defective product
  • Insurer duty to defend
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Privilege and work product
  • Allocation of damages
  • Subrogation
  • Recovery from other policies (e.g., Property)

Claim Best Practices

  • Pre-loss planning
  • Assembling proper claim team
  • Preparing a well-documented claim
  • Communication with insurer and insurer representatives --Negotiation

Common Quantification Challenges

  • Extended general conditions
  • Soft costs, including interest
  • Cessation of work exclusion
  • Hot testing


Brad Murlick, MBA, Managing Director, Insurance Claims Accounting & Consulting, Navigant, Chicago, IL
Jim Cooper, Esq., ReedSmith, Houston, TX
Susie Ferguson, Senior Claim Consultant-Technical Claims Manager, American Contractors Insurance Group, Richardson, TX

Cost $129

Cost is $129 per registration. This includes unlimited listeners from one phone line. Each registration includes one CLE state per listener.
Additional CLE credits are $25 per state.
Additional phone lines are $29 each.

CLE Credit: 1.5-2.0 CLE credits, depending on state requirements.

Applications are being made to all CLE states as requested by attendees. Please contact Kelsey Minerd with questions regarding CLE:

For more information about registration, contact Bethany Corio