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We've Got You Covered: Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin 2020

Product ID: CA3026R
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

When a shiny new build loses its sparkle

Faulty wiring. Failing materials. Leaking windows. Building code violations. Fixing these construction defects can cost a pretty penny. When property owners seek recompense, builders and contractors often turn to their insurance providers for assistance. But, what types of policies cover defects? What happens when there are multiple insured parties involved? How can you effectively defend a claim?

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Pricing

Member $259.00

Non-Member $339.00

Credits

6 CLE

Date and Time

Tuesday, November 03, 20208:30 AM - 2:45 PM CT

Add to Calendar 11/3/2020 8:30:00 AM 11/3/2020 2:45:00 PM America/Chicago We've Got You Covered: Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin 2020

When a shiny new build loses its sparkle

Faulty wiring. Failing materials. Leaking windows. Building code violations. Fixing these construction defects can cost a pretty penny. When property owners seek recompense, builders and contractors often turn to their insurance providers for assistance. But, what types of policies cover defects? What happens when there are multiple insured parties involved? How can you effectively defend a claim?

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When a shiny new build loses its sparkle

Faulty wiring. Failing materials. Leaking windows. Building code violations. Fixing these construction defects can cost a pretty penny. When property owners seek recompense, builders and contractors often turn to their insurance providers for assistance. But, what types of policies cover defects? What happens when there are multiple insured parties involved? How can you effectively defend a claim?

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Program Chair:

Monte E. Weiss
Weiss Law Office, S.C.
Mequon

Presenters:

Joshua B. Cronin
von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Milwaukee

Eileen I. Dorfman
Madison

Mollie T. Kugler
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Milwaukee

Jeffrey L. Leavell
Jeffrey Leavell, S.C.
Racine

Brad A. Markvart
Secura Insurance
Appleton

Barbara A. O’Brien
Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen, S.C.
Milwaukee

John P. Pinzl
von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Madison

Ariella Schreiber
Rural Mutual Insurance Co.
Madison

April Toy
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Milwaukee

 

8:30 a.m. : Policies and Their Components

Ariella Schreiber

9:20 a.m. : Construction Defect Framework

  • Triaging the construction defect case
  • Viewing possible parties, claims, and insurance coverages from the broad view

Jeffrey L. Leavell

10:10 a.m. : Break

10:25 a.m. : Exploring Coverage Issues in Construction Defect Cases

  • Learn the concepts of what is an “occurrence” and what “property damage” is in construction defect cases
  • Survey the business risk exclusions that are typically implicated

Mollie T. Kugler, April Toy

11:15 a.m. : The Duty to Defend in Construction Claims

  • How to address motions to bifurcate and stay coverage disputes from the merits
  • Navigating complex relationships between insurer, policyholder, and insured(s)
  • What to do when coverage issues meet an arbitration agreement

Eileen I. Dorfman

12:05 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:05 p.m. : Business Contracts

  • Common contractual provisions of indemnity and insurance
  • How the provisions interact with the parties’ insurance policies
  • Identifying who among the parties and insurers may have obligations to the others

Barbara A. O’Brien, Brad A. Markvart

1:55 p.m. : Liability Insurance, Property Insurance, and Performance Bonds: Synthesizing Concepts

  • Property Insurance: An overview of the “faulty workmanship” and “ensuing loss” provisions
  • Liability Insurance: Is there insurance coverage for “rip & tear” damage?
  • Performance Bonds: An overview of the gap-filling role

Joshua B. Cronin, John P. Pinzl

2:45 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Understand insurance concepts as they relate to construction defect claims
  • Navigate the complex relationships between the insurer, policyholder, and insured(s)
  • Review insurance coverage issues presented by faulty workmanship
  • Handle future construction defect claims more confidently
  • Insurance lawyers
  • Civil litigators
  • Tort lawyers
  • Corporate counsel
  • Business lawyers
  • Construction lawyers
  • General practitioners
  • Real estate attorneys

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