James O'Connor to Present Video Webcast on Construction Defects for National Business Institute
September 17, 2013
Jim O'Connor will present a video webcast for National Business Institute on September 17, 2013. The video webcast, titled, "Construction Defects: Litigating Insurance Coverage Claims A-Z," will examine the challenges behind a commercial general liability (CGL) policy. Webcast attendees will review the roles of contractors, property owners and developers in construction defect claims; identify essential contract and subcontract provisions in indemnification; know what essential evidence is needed to win a construction defect case; learn how to effectively negotiate a known loss claim; and much more.
Jim O'Connor devotes his practice exclusively to construction and construction insurance-related matters. He represents engineers, general contractors, specialty contractors, owners and designers in contract formation and construction matters throughout the United States. Jim is a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the former Chair of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, and an active member of the AGC's Contract Documents Committee and its Risk Management Committee. He has published extensively in the construction law area and was recently selected as a 2012 Distinguished Legal Writing Award recipient by the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement.