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Lunch and Learn: Errors and Omissions from the Litigation Trenches

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Free, lunch will be provided by Long & Levit
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1.5 CES LUs

What types of errors and omissions led to legal disputes? Long & Levit LLP will present a survey of what errors and omissions that they have seen litigated.

Expanding on their September’s presentation in which they identified Red Flags during Construction, this seminar they will discuss alleged errors and omissions that have led to litigation, what damages were claimed, their arguments in defense, and how the cases resolved.

About the presenters:

Christina Dondero Edwards, an attorney with Long & Levit LLP, represents design professionals including architects, engineers, interior designers and real estate professionals in all stages of litigation. In addition, Ms. Edwards is passionate about helping her clients protect their success with effective risk management protocols, including  contract review and effective contract negotiation.

Verita J. Molyneaux is an attorney with Long & Levit LLP. In the past 7 years, her practice has focused on representation of A/E firms in litigation, contract review, and employment matters. Verita works closely with her A/E clients and regularly presents in-house risk management seminars for her clients.

Victoria Godfrey is Vice President of IOA Insurance Services. She has specialized in providing professional liability insurance for design professionals, construction managers, law offices and other professional consultants since 2007. Victoria has nationwide and California-specific experience working as a partner with design professionals and providing creative and insurable risk management advice for her clients. Victoria is a member of a/e ProNet, a national network of brokers who specialize in serving the insurance needs of design professionals.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation attendees will:

1) Identify errors and omissions that have led to litigation.

2) Understand how these litigations were resolved.

3) Learn project types and scopes of work that are particularly prone to litigation.

4) Understand what A/E firms can do to in case of an error or omission.