ConstructionRisk, LLC  is a consulting firm providing services including:

  • Contract Reviews;
  • Contract Risk Allocation and Insurability Reviews;
  • Change Order & Claim Preparation;
  • Insurance Risk Management;
  • Insurance Policy & Endorsement Review and Drafting;
  • Construction Risk Management;
  • Preparation of Requests for Equitable Adjustment (REA) on Federal Projects;
  • Assistance with Contract Administration Issues
  • Risk Management Seminars, Workshops, Webinars and Training.

ConstructionRisk Counsel, PLLC  is a law firm with a practice dedicated to:

  • Construction Law including litigation of design and construction related matters;
  • Federal Procurement and Government Contracts Law;
  • Environmental Law and Insurance;
  • Risk Management and Insurance Counseling for construction projects and project owners, designers, contractors and others involved in planning, designing and constructing projects.

Our free ConstructionRisk.com Report contains monthly legal and risk management analysis of important issues in construction law, including design professional liability, contractor claims, insurance coverage disputes, federal contracts, construction litigation and risk management issues, and much more. The information presented is for general education purposes only and is not intended as legal advice.  The search bar or topic index on this website can be used to research legal and risk management topics that have been discussed in our report since 1999.

ConstructionRisk.com Report – September 2015 Issue

  • A1 –  Liquidated Damages Imposed on Contractor Even Where Contract was Terminated for Convenience and There was No Proof of Actual Damages
  • A2 – Court Holds New Jersey Affidavit of Merit must be from Like-Licensed Professional
  • A3 – Private Engineering Firm that Functioned as City Engineer Entitled to Official Immunity
  • A4 – Indemnity Clause Void & Unenforceable Because Sub was not Sole Cause of Damages
  • A5 – Economic Loss Rule Bars Concrete Supplier’s Claim Against Design Engineer

J. Kent Holland, Esq., publisher and content provider, is a construction lawyer with ConstructionRisk Counsel, PLLC, whose legal and consulting practices emphasize construction, federal procurement, and environmental law, as well as construction risk management.


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Continuing Education Video Courses

ConstructionRisk.com’s educational video courses include:

You may also view the course videos on our Risk Management YouTube video channel.   See example videos directly below.


Design-Build Lessons Learned:  Module 5

Comply with Plans & Specifications (Even if you wrote them); Prescriptive Design Specs versus Performance Specs. This session focuses on the importance of complying with the specifications even if you wrote them.  We also review the differences in responsibilities when specs are performance based versus detailed design specs. View the entire course here.

 


Contracts for Design Professionals Module 1

Discussion of the following contract clauses: Advertising, Americans with Disabilities Act, As-Built Drawings, Certifications, Compliance with Law, and Changes in Services.  View the entire course here.

 


All the Videos are hosted on YouTube.  If they do not open when you click on them, it may be because your office blocks access.

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