Builder's Risk Coverage for Construction Defects and Accidents Caused by Defective Workmanship
Navigating Mere Defective Workmanship, Accidents and External Causes, Express Exclusions, and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss the scope of coverage for construction accidents and defects caused by defective workmanship, accidents and external causes. The panel will review express exclusions for faulty workmanship and the inherent vice and latent defect exclusion.
- Physical damage or loss vs. mere defective workmanship
- Accidents and external causes
- Express exclusions for defective workmanship
- Inherent vice and latent defect exclusion
The panel will review these and other crucial issues:
- What factors do courts look at in determining whether a construction defect has caused physical damage or loss as opposed to defective workmanship?
- How have courts interpreted express policy exclusions for defective workmanship?
- How have courts interpreted express policy exclusions for inherent vice and latent defects?
Nick A. Dolejsi
Mr. Dolejsi represents clients in litigation matters involving commercial disputes, construction and real estate... | Read More
Mr. Dolejsi represents clients in litigation matters involving commercial disputes, construction and real estate disputes, insurance coverage and liability issues, class actions, and product liability. He also advises clients on an ongoing basis concerning contract, risk management and other general business issues. Mr. Dolejsi has experience in jury trials, court trials, and arbitration proceedings in a broad range of areas.Close
Michael V. Pepe
Saxe Doernberger & Vita
Mr. Pepe focuses his practice on complex insurance coverage issues on behalf of policyholders, and has advocated for... | Read More
Mr. Pepe focuses his practice on complex insurance coverage issues on behalf of policyholders, and has advocated for his clients at trial, on appeal and in ADR settings. He routinely handles issues dealing with commercial liability, builders’ risk, additional insured claims, indemnity, and the duty to defend. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Pepe represented general contractors, subcontractors, architects and homeowners in contract disputes, construction defect claims, and surety bond claims.Close
William D. Wilson
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass
Mr. Wilson has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of commercial litigation. His practice includes... | Read More
Mr. Wilson has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of commercial litigation. His practice includes insurance defense, insurance coverage disputes, subrogation, contract disputes, products liability, employer liability, premises liability, and general negligence. Mr. Wilson has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States. He has authored articles and lectured on a number of insurance and general litigation topics and is an adjunct professor of law at Seton Hall University School of Law.Close