DRI 2016 Webinars

DRI3398 - Risk Shifting in Construction Litigation

Feb 17, 2016 12:00pm ‐ Feb 17, 2016 1:00pm

Standard: $50.00

Description

In every construction accident or construction defect case, contractors, subcontractors, and their insurers fight to shift the risk of loss to each other. This webcast will explore the latest law concerning the use of contribution actions, indemnity agreements, and additional insured endorsements used in the battle to shift the risk of loss.

Objectives:

  • How contribution actions affect each party’s risk of loss
  • The extent to which indemnity agreements can be construed to apply to the indemnitee’s own negligence, and statutory limits on indemnity agreements
  • How additional insured endorsements are construed, including the newest ISO additional insured endorsements
  • How blanket contractual additional insured endorsements are construed

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