Learn how to prosecute and defend construction defect claims. From preserving claims and defenses during the investigation and repair of construction defects, to the disclosure and presentation of expert opinions, this course addresses the differences between correction and warranty obligations under typical construction contracts and between ongoing and completed operations claims. Express warranties, implied warranties, damages, defenses, and the impact of various waivers and limitation defenses upon latent and patent defects are also reviewed.
COVID-19 has significantly impacted many businesses’ ability to perform their existing commercial contracts and agreements as promised. In this two-part course, you will learn about specific contractual provisions that may provide relief as the parties seek to determine their rights to enforce (or to be excused from) performance and will examine external sources that clarify and define the parties’ rights and obligations when strict compliance with the contract isn’t possible.