Georgia courts and the courts of other Southeastern states are dealing with many emerging insurance coverage issues related to the construction industry. Construction cases that involve insurance often become insurance cases that involve construction. The Seminar Group has gathered some of the most eminent insurance lawyers in Georgia to lead a discussion of today’s hottest topics in construction risk management and insurance litigation.

Learn how to best avoid litigation and what to do if you can’t. Attorneys will learn how to better spot contentious issues and how different jurisdictions may rule differently as to each. Risk managers will gain valuable insight on procurement issues currently faced by all with respect to general liability and property insurance. Brokers and agents will learn how to best advise their clients.

Kilpatrick Townsend partners Ed Kneisel, Julie Lierly, and Caroline Spangenberg will present the following topics:

"Most Often Litigated Builder’s Risk and Other First Party Issues in Georgia and Nationwide" – Presented by Edmund M. Kneisel
Builder’s Risk and Permanent Property Insurance: Overview of Available Coverages and Reasons for Acquiring Broad Forms of All Risks Builders Risk (ARBR) and Property Damage Policies; General Overview of ARBR Coverages including Commonly Invoked Limitations and Exclusions Review of ARBR Coverage Elements and Options that May or May Not Coincide With or Differ From the Coverage Provided by a Typical Property Damage Policy; Focus on One of the Classic Areas of Dispute under both Types of Policies: A Structural “Collapse”

"Additional Insured Coverage" – Presented by Julie A. Lierly (Kilpatrick Townsend) and Stephanie F. Glickauf (Goodman McGuffey Lindsey & Johnson LLP)
Scope of Coverage: Defense vs. Indemnity; Impact of Anti-Indemnity Statute; Timing of Defense Determination; Allocation of Additional Insured Defense Costs

"Owner Controlled Insurance Programs (OCIPs) & WRAP Insurance Policies: Update" – Presented by Caroline W. Spangenberg
Overview of the Basics of OCIPs and CCIPs; Discussion of the Pitfalls and Issues from a Policyholder Perspective and an Insurer Perspective; Suggestions for Addressing those Pitfalls and Issues

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