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. The information presented is for general education purposes only and is not intended as legal advice.
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. All past issues and articles are archived on this site and be can be researched using the Search function or Topic Index. A link to our current ConstructionRisk.com Report is provided below.
Our educational videos may be viewed on YouTube for continuing education credit, and they cover topics such as design-build lessons learned, jobsite safety, contract guide for design professionals, and a course on goal setting and time management.
1 – Texas Supreme Court Applies Economic Loss Rule To Limit Tort Claims By Contractors Against Owner’s Design Professionals
2 – Alabama Joins Recent Trend Of States Finding Defective Work May Be Covered Under A Commercial General Liability Policy
3 – Prime Contractor’s Claims for Professional Negligence against Second-Tier Subs Barred Under Nebraska Law Due to Lack of Privity of Contract
4 – What Constitutes a Claim Triggering Indemnification Duty and What Statute of Limitations Applies?
Continuing Education Video Courses
Kent Holland’s continuing education video courses include:
- Jobsite Safety Responsibility and Liability
- Contracts for Design Professionals
- Design-Build Lessons Learned
- Working on Purpose – Finding Purpose, Setting Goals, and Managing Time
You may also view the course videos on our Risk Management YouTube video channel. These courses are registered with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System and can be taken for credit.
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.
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