Construction Defect Insurance Coverage: Recent key case law developments in construction defects claims, and best practices to resolve disputes

Jorge Maza
Jorge Maza | Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Jorge Maza exclusively represents insurers in insurance coverage, bad faith, and commercial litigation matters. During his career, Jorge has handled high-exposure insurance disputes involving commercial general liability, errors and omissions, environmental, surety, reinsurance, and commercial property claims.

Live Video-Broadcast: February 24, 2023

Construction Defect Insurance Coverage: Recent key case law developments in construction defects claims, and best practices to resolve disputes

$95.00 1 hour CLE

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Program Summary

The area of construction defect coverage continues to evolve rapidly. This program will focus on some of the hot topics in construction defect coverage, including whether and when there is an occurrence, the number of occurrences, trigger of coverage, the applicability of standard exclusions (particularly the business risk exclusions), and the scope of additional insured endorsements. The presentation will encompass a review of evolving insurance coverage issues and recent key case law developments in construction defects claims, as well as outline best practices for counsel to parties on either side of a dispute to resolve construction defect coverage disputes.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Whether and when there is an occurrence
  • The number of occurrences
  • Trigger of coverage
  • The applicability of standard exclusions (particularly the business risk exclusions)
  • The scope of additional insured endorsements
  • Review of evolving insurance coverage issues and recent key case law developments in construction defects claims
  • Best practices for counsel to parties on either side of a dispute to resolve construction defect coverage disputes

Date / Time: February 24, 2023

  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Jorge Maza_ Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP._FedBarJorge Maza | Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Jorge Maza exclusively represents insurers in insurance coverage, bad faith, and commercial litigation matters. During his career, Jorge has handled high-exposure insurance disputes involving commercial general liability, errors and omissions, environmental, surety, reinsurance, and commercial property claims. Jorge also counsels clients on claims handling and policy drafting.

Jorge frequently lectures on emerging insurance topics. He has also lead seminars for clients on trends in the law, bad faith avoidance, and claims handling protocols.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Jorge practiced at an international firm in Miami where he helped clients navigate insurance coverage, bad faith, and commercial disputes.

Agenda

I. Whether and when there is an occurrence | 2:00pm – 2:05pm

II. The number of occurrences | 2:05pm – 2:15pm

III. Trigger of coverage | 2:15pm – 2:25pm

IV. The applicability of standard exclusions (particularly the business risk exclusions) | 2:25pm – 2:35pm

V. The scope of additional insured endorsements | 2:35pm – 2:45pm

VI. Review of evolving insurance coverage issues and recent key case law developments in construction defects claims | 2:45pm – 2:55pm

VII. Best practices for counsel to parties on either side of a dispute to resolve construction defect coverage disputes | 2:55pm – 3:00pm