Environmental Risks in Construction (RV-7261)
This 2-hour interactive online course contains case summaries of six court decisions involving design professionals or contractors who performed environmental remediation work or encountered environmental conditions on job sites and incurred risk or liability as a result. Other cases that are discussed include potential Superfund liability of an engineer, suits against remediation engineers and contractors, asbestos liability of a construction contractor, and the question of whether damages are covered under a commercial general liability policy.
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At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
•Describe litigation theories used to create environmental liability against design firms and contractors.
•Manage the sensitive risk of environmental liability on projects.
•Explain how insurance may or may not cover claims related to mold and asbestos.
•Critically examine insurance policy language regarding environmental liability.
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