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Dirt Impacts Your Life, Bet You Didn’t Know How Much!

Date: September 17, 2019

Time: 12:00PM - 01:00PM

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Soil and soil-related issues are impactful in an astonishing number of construction claims/lawsuits. Are construction delays costing your client money? Is soil a factor? If your client has a construction related claim and is a general contractor, grading contractor, structural engineer, architect, civil designer, inspection company: soil may be related to the claim. Were the soils considered properly during design? It is a tangled web woven on a construction site given the interaction between prime and subcontractors, inspection duties, duty to protect, control of the site, duty of design professionals, etc.

Who Should Attend

  • Attorneys
  • Adjusters
  • Construction industry professionals that handle construction-related claims

What You Will Learn

  • Soils-related issues impact a surprising percentage of construction cost-related issues, understand how to determine if your case is one those issues.
  • Remember to consider dirt in your analysis, take away a better understanding of the relationships between soils and the parties in the project.
  • Better understand soil-related issues and learn how to better indicate or exonerate the different parties in you case.
  • Have a better understanding on when to consult with a geotechnical engineer with construction experience regarding your case.