Judah Lifschitz and Daniel A. Kapner author an article for Construction Executive addressing key steps following a structural collapse or other crisis caused by defective work.
In an article published recently in Construction Executive, Judah Lifschitz and Daniel A. Kapner discuss key steps following a structural collapse or other crisis caused by defective construction work. The article provides three key points for parties involved in catastrophic failures to consider: (1) begin immediately to scope out the potential legal and liability issues; (2) never underestimate the importance and complexity of insurance issues; and (3) know who’s on your side and carefully select professionals who have been through these types of battles before. According to the article, by performing a comprehensive analysis of the potential issues, including the quality of the design, construction, cause of the incident, available insurance-coverage and getting the right resources on the company’s side, construction project participants will increase their chances of success in resolving the myriad issues that will arise from a catastrophic construction failure.
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