Shareholder Tim Earl to be a panelist at the virtual 2020 CLM Construction Conference of the Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) organization. The panel will present, “Navigating Right to Repair Laws: Opportunities for Failure and Strategies for Success” at 11 a.m. (2 p.m. ET) on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.
The panel will address several key aspects for consideration in resolution of pre-litigation disputes in conjunction with presentation of repair solutions in connection with both residential and commercial projects including several types of pre-litigation resolution options. The presentation will address the benefits and challenges of these types of resolution approaches from the contractor, carrier, risk manager and insurance coverage perspectives including the view from the carrier, coverage counsel and defense counsel tips on handling these types of construction claim issues. Specific areas addressed will include risk transfer, indemnity, coverage challenges, financial considerations and release limitations on the final resolution of pre-litigation claims.
The CLM Construction Conference covers all aspects of insurance, risk, and claims management aspects of the insurance related to the construction industry. In addition to addressing construction defects and other hot topics, conference sessions will also address facets of construction site accidents/injuries, coverage issues, subcontractor issues, risk management, and new technologies. The conference will be held virtually for all CLM members from Tuesday, September 29, 2020 to Thursday, October 1, 2020. To register, click here.
Mr. Earl is the Chair of Sullivan Hill’s Construction and Insurance practice group. He is an experienced litigation attorney practicing primarily in the areas of insurance coverage litigation, construction litigation, and business litigation. Mr. Earl has tried insurance coverage and construction law matters to verdict, including obtaining a defense verdict in San Jose Superior Court in May of 2019 in an insurance coverage/bad faith case. Mr. Earl has also worked on appeals, including in the seminal Court of Appeal decision in Centex Golden Con Co. v. Dale Tile Co., 78 Cal. App. 992 (2000) which determined that a contractual indemnitor owed a defense obligation to a contractual indemnitee in a construction subcontract even though the indemnitor was not at fault. Mr. Earl frequently speaks at seminars, and participates in panels, on insurance coverage and construction law issues for bar associations and at conferences.
About Sullivan Hill:
Sullivan Hill provides full service representation to clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis in insolvency, construction disputes, insurance coverage, employment law, real estate, business disputes, civil litigation, and transactional work. The firm has offices in San Diego and Las Vegas.