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Adjacent Construction Claims - Technical and Legal Framework in California

Procopio Construction Law Partner Mary Salamone joins three other industry insiders in a timely Orange County Bar Association webinar on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.

In an urban environment, construction activities such as deep excavation and use of heavy vibrating equipment, if not carefully planned, could result in damage to adjacent structures and may eventually lead to lawsuits. The extent of damage could vary from a few surface cracks on the building exterior to settlement and even collapse. In this presentation, panelists will discuss the technical and legal frameworks in California for adjacent construction claims. They will also discuss the best practices before, during and after construction, and various ways structural engineers could assist to prevent and/or mitigate damage, including pre-construction surveys, access agreements, document review, monitoring plans, damage assessment and investigation, and insurance.   

Mary A. Salamone
, Esq.
Partner, Procopio   
Deborah Butera, Esq.
Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Kleinfelder   
Thanh Do, Ph.D.
Senior Project Engineer, Thornton Tomasetti Inc.   
Rahul Ratakonda
Vice President, Thornton Tomasetti Inc.    

This program is approved for 1.00 CLE Credit. Attendees must have participated in the program in its entirety to receive MCLE credit.

Learn more and register on the Orange County Bar Association website.

12:00 to 1:00 pm PDT