Jim Orland

Jim Orland, principal in a Southern California law firm discusses the unique opportunities provided by attending the 18th annual West Coast Casualty Seminar. Orland explains the challenges facing the sub-contractors in today’s evolving construction defect market. Orland describes the importance of neutral, 3rd party evaluations and the emerging issues facing his clients.  Read More

Mark Bourassa

Mark Bourassa, founding partner in a Las Vegas, Nevada law firm explains how the West Coast Casualty Seminar is the mecca of the construction defect arena. Bourassa describes what he is able to take away from his experiences and how he utilizes that information. Bourassa has a unique understanding of the current construction defect litigation environment and reflects on how the current economy is shaping future trends.  Read More

Gary Baumann Explains New Trends for Construction Defect Litigation

  Gary Baumann, shareholder in a Florida insurance defense law firm, discusses the changing and evolving industry of construction defect litigation at the West Coast Casualty Conference. Baumann explains the trend of efficient productivity. Being more productive gives you more “bang for your buck from your client’s perspective,” Baumann said. Baumann illustrates how the proper use of technology such as webinars can cut costs and the number... Read More

Conversation with Matthew Argue at WCC’s Construction Defect Seminar

In this video Matthew Argue an attorney practicing in San Diego for 13 years, head of construction department at his law firm, who became a full time mediator in 2004 is interviewed at the West Coast Casualty’s Construction Defect Seminar. Matt comments on West coast Casualty’s uniqueness, the relationships that are formed within the community and his learning experiences at the conferences. From Matt…. “You will find the full... Read More