Contractor Lawsuits Against Design Professionals (RV-7177)
This 2-hour interactive online course contains case summaries of court decisions reported in the ConstructionRisk.com Report, in which contractors filed suit against design professionals. The contractors in these decisions alleged they were entitled to recover damages from the design professionals for a number of reasons, including:
b) Interference with contracts
d) Failure to manage payment certifications properly
e) Faulty cost estimates, and more...
The economic loss doctrine protecting the design firm in many cases will also be explained.
Business Practices / Contracts / HR
Health, Safety and Welfare
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
•Be familiar with Litigation Theories argued by contractors to create design professional liability against design firms.
•Better appreciate how they might posture their claim and how the design professional may successfully defend.
•Learn and be able to apply successful strategies for managing the risk of such litigation as well as strategies for defending suits that are filed.
•Be able to apply strategies for defending suits that are filed.
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