Claims College

Level I Learning Objectives

  • Recognizing the various forms of coverage available to protect construction risks as well as the different types of exposures to which policies apply and the scopes of coverage afforded.
  • Identifying and analyze the relevant material, information or documentation needed to formulate the proper coverage position.
  • Understanding the coverage issues and defenses that arise in construction claims.
  • Understanding how to manage a construction claim from the ground up.
  • Recognizing the theories of liability and defenses available in commercial and residential construction claims and understanding which damages may be recoverable under the various theories of liability.
  • Understanding construction contracts, the different contracting relationships and gaining insight into how courts have interpreted certain provisions in the typical construction contract.