This seminar is designed for attorneys, project managers, contractors, subcontractors, presidents and vice presidents, property owners and managers, principals, architects, engineers, facilities and maintenance managers, consultants, insurance professionals and real estate agents.
This one-day advanced seminar provides important and valuable information and strategies that can help the attendee solve water intrusion and mold problems in buildings. The seminar will present a comprehensive approach to successfully solving failed building envelope systems by experienced professionals in architecture, industrial hygiene, construction defect law, and construction repair.
Topics to be discussed include:
• History Of Water And Mold Problems
• Impact Of Standard Contract Documents On Mold Problems
• Documentation Issues And The Use Of Experts
• Insurance Issues In Mold And Water Intrusion Cases
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
I. Introduction And Seminar Overview
9:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. History Of Water And Mold Problems
III. Natural Sources Of Water And Their Effects On Buildings And Building Materials
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
IV. Moisture And Microbial Growth: Understanding The Relationship
V. Mold Cleanup And Remediation
VI. Restoration Of Buildings Damaged By Water
B. Remediation Techniques
C. Cost Factors/Ethics
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
VII. NAA “Best Practices” For Mold And Moisture Control
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
VIII. The Impact Of Standard Contract Documents On Mold Problems
A. Hazardous Materials Clause
B. Claims And Claims-Related Procedures
C. Site Conditions And Testing Costs And Obligations
E. Design-Related Liabilities
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
IX. Documentation, Experts And Medicine In Mold
A. Claims Documentation
C. The Litigation Process
D. Arbitration And Mediation (ADR)
E. Medical Experts And Related Issues
3:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
X. Insurance Issues In Mold And Water Intrusion Cases
A. The Builder’s Risk Policy
B. The Comprehensive General Liability Policy
C. Contract Clauses
D. Named Insureds And Additional Named Insureds
E. Worker’s Compensation Insurance
4:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
XI. Questions And Answers