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    Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - Thursday, November 18, 2021
    19th Annual Top Gun Premier Midwest Construction Claims Webinar Series

    Bricker & Eckler's construction attorneys are proud to present "Top Gun," our premier Midwest construction claims webinar series. This free event will cover:

    • Important construction concepts, including key contract language, best practices for project documentation, the risks of unforseen site conditions, delays and lost productivity claims, and the design professional's standard of care
    • Strategies to address damage and claims
    • Tools to analyze, prepare for and defend against claims for additional compensation
    • Options to manage and resolve construction claims efficiently

    This webinar series has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 7.25 total CLE hours instruction. Approval is pending. Additionally, Ohio Engineering CPD credit will be available upon request for each webinar.


    Beginning a Project – Decision Points

    Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    12:00–1:15 p.m. (EST)

    Bricker attorneys Jack Rosati and Laura Bowman will discuss:

    • Choosing a project delivery method
    • How the project delivery method impacts claims
    • Selecting project professionals
    • Procurement and bidding documents overview 

    This webinar has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.25 total CLE hours instruction. Approval is pending. Additionally, 1.25 hours of Ohio Engineering CPD credit will be available upon request.


    Strategies for Dealing with Claims – Insurance and Bonds

    Thursday, October 7, 2021
    12:00–12:50 p.m. (EST)

    Bricker attorney Casey Rieth and Joe Urquhart, Overmyer Hall Associates, will review:

    Basic insurance concepts & types

    • Typical insurance requirements for a construction project
    • Types of claims under insurance
    • Role of the surety on a construction project – contractor default?
    • Professional liability insurance for design professionals and other consultants

    This webinar has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for .75 total CLE hours instruction. Approval is pending. Additionally, .75 hours of Ohio Engineering CPD credit will be available upon request.


    Strategies for Dealing with Claims – Project Documentation

    Thursday, October 14, 2021
    12:00–12:30 p.m. (EST)

    Bricker attorney Ben Hyden and Mark Seifried, NV5, will discuss:

    • Tips for project documentation and administration

    This webinar has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for .50 total CLE hours instruction. Approval is pending. Additionally, .50 hours of Ohio Engineering CPD credit will be available upon request.


    Specific Claims – Unforeseen Site Conditions

    Thursday, October 21, 2021
    12:00–12:45 p.m. (EST)

    Bricker attorneys Doug Shevelow and Sam Lewis will review:

    • Who bears the risk for unforeseen site conditions?
    • Can an owner disclaim liability for unforeseen site conditions?
    • Common contract provisions that address unforeseen site conditions
    • Tips on how to successfully resolve an unforeseen site condition claim

    This webinar has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for .75 total CLE hours instruction. Approval is pending. Additionally, .75 hours of Ohio Engineering CPD credit will be available upon request.


    Strategies for Dealing with Claims – Project Schedule

    Thursday, October 28, 2021
    12:00–1:00 p.m. (EST)

    Bricker attorneys Mark Evans and Nelson Reid will discuss:

    • Various types of time-related claims experienced in construction projects, including a review of how COVID-19 claims have evolved from their initial inception and how to best incorporate COVID-19 schedule considerations into a construction contract
    • Causes and types of acceleration claims and lost productivity claims experienced in construction projects
    • Tips for how to best deal with unanticipated situations

    This webinar has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 total CLE hours instruction. Approval is pending. Additionally, 1.0 hours of Ohio Engineering CPD credit will be available upon request.


    Specific Claims – Defective and Non-Conforming Work

    Thursday, November  4, 2021
    12:00–1:00 p.m. (EST)

    Bricker attorneys Chris McCloskey and Tarik Kershah will review:

    • Methods for addressing critical failures in performance and managing resolutions
    • Examples of claims for defective and non-conforming work by the owner 

    This webinar has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 total CLE hours instruction. Approval is pending. Additionally, 1.0 hours of Ohio Engineering CPD credit will be available upon request.


    Specific Claims – Cost-Plus Pricing Disputes

    Wednesday, November 10, 2021
    12:00–1:00 p.m. (EST)

    Bricker attorneys Jack Rosati and Allison Hudson will discuss:

    • Timing of the guaranteed maximum price (GMP), pre-bid versus post-bid
    • Negotiation of the GMP
    • Pitfalls to keep in mind when reviewing the GMP proposal

    This webinar has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 total CLE hours instruction. Approval is pending. Additionally, 1.0 hours of Ohio Engineering CPD credit will be available upon request.


    Specific Claims – Changes in Project Design and Scope, Preconstruction 

    Thursday, November 18, 2021
    12:00–1:00 p.m. (EST)

    Bricker attorneys Chris McCloskey and Sean Lehman will review:

     

    • Claims that may arise during the preconstruction stage of construction manager at risk and design-build projects
    • Disputes arising from changes to the scope of the project
    • Disputes arising from estimates which differ from project budget and other preliminary issues

     

    This webinar has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 total CLE hours instruction. Approval is pending. Additionally, 1.0 hours of Ohio Engineering CPD credit will be available upon request.


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    At Bricker, we strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Laura Schaller at lschaller@bricker.com