Webinar: Reopening the Massachusetts Construction Industry – The End of the Beginning
On Monday, May 18, 2020, Governor Charlie Baker announced his four-phase plan to reopen the Massachusetts economy. During the press conference, Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced that Massachusetts construction projects could resume operations as soon as they adopt new construction-specific mandatory safety standards and guidelines. Click here to read the Massachusetts Manufacturing and Construction Safety Standards.
Please join Peter McGlynn and Robert Stetson, Bernkopf Goodman LLP Construction and Surety Practice Group partners, for their webinar on Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 12:00 pm, when they will discuss the following key issues and challenges facing owners and contractors as construction resumes:
- What do the construction reopening safety regulations include, and how will they impact work and project costs following reopening?
- What are the penalties for violating any of the construction reopening safety regulations?
- What potential exposures do owners and contractors face for COVID-19 related personal injury claims, and what types of insurance coverage can offer protection against such claims?
- COVID-19 business interruption insurance litigation has increased exponentially over the past two months. Have there been any legal breakthroughs? Are there other potential sources of recovery for lost business?