All Eight Volumes of the Second Edition of Construction Defects and Insurance Now Available

“Construction Defects and Insurance Second Edition”

The Second Edition of all Eight Volumes now Available at Amazon.com

For detail on all Barry Zalma Publications go to the Insurance Claims Library – https://zalma.com/blog/insurance-claimslibrary/

Construction defects have grown into one of the most active areas of litigation in the United States.

This Second Edition of a eight-volume treatise is the newest addition to Barry Zalma’s insurance claims books that thoroughly explain how to identify construction defects, how to insure, investigate, prosecute, and defend cases that result from construction defect claims.

Claims professionals, risk managers, producers, underwriters, attorneys (both plaintiff and defense; both policyholder and insurer), and business owners will benefit greatly from the multiple volumes. It is also the perfect resource for insurance educators, trainers, and students whose role requires an understanding of construction defect law and construction insurance law.

This publication is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is sold with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional service. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought.

Written by nationally-renowned insurance claims and insurance coverage expert, Barry Zalma, Construction Defects & Insurance is designed to help property owners, developers, builders, contractors, subcontractors, insurers, lenders, risk managers and lawyers avoid construction litigation, confidently and rapidly resolve claims associated with construction defect issues, or litigate construction defect litigation.

Construction Defects & Insurance addresses a wide range of topics associated with this escalating and expensive problem. As you read through the various volumes and pages, you will find comprehensive insights into:

  • The construction process;
  • Risks to be managed;
  • What is required in an application for insurance protecting the insured against the risks of loss anticipated from construction;
  • How to acquire the correct and complete construction insurance;
  • How insurers underwrite against construction defect claims;
  • How insurers decide to insure/not insure;
  • Confronting losses caused by construction defects; and
  • Litigation or alternative dispute resolution of construction defect claims

Barry Zalma, has more than 54 years’ practical experience in this area. He is a highly sought after consultant and insurance claims handling expert witness nationally.

In this series of books Mr. Zalma has also provided checklists that walk the reader through an analysis of construction defects, the process of purchasing and later invoking construction defect insurance, and what is necessary to prosecute or defend a construction defect lawsuit. The books also include helpful sample forms to assist in the identification of defects and numerous case studies to illustrate the state of litigation.

Thorough, yet practical, this series of books form the ideal guide for any professional who works in or frequently interacts with the construction industry, construction defect insurance or the legal practice.

Claims professionals, risk managers, producers, underwriters, attorneys (both plaintiff and defense), and business owners will benefit greatly from the multiple volumes. It is also the perfect resource for insurance educators, trainers, and students whose role requires an understanding of construction defect law and construction insurance law.

This publication is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is sold with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional service. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought.

This product may include information which is proprietary to Insurance Services Office, Inc. ISO does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the ISO information provided. ISO shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind and howsoever caused resulting from your use of the ISO information. This, the eighth volume of Construction Defects & Insurance, includes materials concerning:

  • Evaluation and Settlement
  • Negotiating Settlement
  • Injuries to Persons
  • Liability
  • The Parties to the Construction Defect Suit
  • Settlement Negotiations
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration
  • Right to Repair Statutes in Construction Defect Claims.

© 2022 – Barry Zalma

Barry Zalma, Esq., CFE, now limits his practice to service as an insurance consultant specializing in insurance coverage, insurance claims handling, insurance bad faith and insurance fraud almost equally for insurers and policyholders.

He practiced law in California for more than 44 years as an insurance coverage and claims handling lawyer and more than 54 years in the insurance business.

Subscribe to “Zalma on Insurance” at https://zalmaoninsurance.locals.com/subscribe and “Excellence in Claims Handling” at https://barryzalma.substack.com/welcome.

You can contact Mr. Zalma at https://www.zalma.com, https://www.claimschool.com, zalma@claimschool.com and zalma@zalma.com . Mr. Zalma is the first recipient of the first annual Claims Magazine/ACE Legend Award.

You may find interesting the podcast “Zalma On Insurance” at https://anchor.fm/barry-zalma;  you can follow Mr. Zalma on Twitter at; you should  see Barry Zalma’s videos on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCysiZklEtxZsSF9DfC0Expg/featured; or videos on https://rumble.com/zalma. The last two issues of ZIFL are available at https://zalma.com/zalmas-insurance-fraud-letter-2/ 

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