Jaimee Taibi, Senior Program Director

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Construction Defect Litigation & Insurance Subject of Nov. 19 Conference

LOS ANGELES – September 17, 2009 – Attorneys Richard Glucksman of Chapman, Glucksman, Dean, Roeb & Barger, APC of Los Angeles, and Kenneth Kasdan, Kasdan Simonds Riley & Vaughan LLP of Irvine, Calif. and Phoenix, Ariz. have been selected to chair a legal conference and webcast on construction defect litigation and insurance Nov. 19, 2009 at The City Club on Bunker Hill in Los Angeles.

HB Litigation Conferences LLC (, a nationally accredited legal education provider, is offering 20 complimentary registrations to in-house counsel, recognizing this year’s tighter corporate budgets. The economic situation also is reflected in the agenda and title – “Challenging Times in Construction Defect Litigation: Handling Claims in a Recession.”

Topics include: emerging insurance market and new products; key insurance coverage issues; unique subcontractor matters; foreclosures, lender liability, bankruptcy and insolvency; litigation update; right to repair statutes; trials and mediation in a challenging economic world; competing perspectives in tough economic times (featuring an in-house roundtable); Chinese drywall; EFIS; and other advanced topics.

Speakers include counsel from the California Building Industry Association, Toll Brothers Inc., HDI-Gerling America Insurance Co., XL Insurance, Willis Insurance Services, JPM Asset Management Corp. and ACE USA. California judges appearing on the faculty include Hon. Keith Davis and Hon. Stephen Sundvold. Gerald Kurland of JAMS and Arizona Judge Hon. Pendleton Gaines also will appear.

U.S. Legal Support (, a national provider of deposition and records retrieval services is sponsoring the event.

Building Health Sciences (, a division of The NMAS Group, also is sponsoring the program. Building Health Sciences provides “health-based” solutions to indoor air quality challenges.

For more information about the construction defect and insurance conference or webcast contact HB Litigation Conferences by phone at (484) 324-2755, by email at, or by visiting the conferences section at HB’s website at

HB Litigation Conferences is a nationally certified provider of continuing legal education conferences, webinars, teleconferences and multi-media products in the areas of insurance, reinsurance, toxic torts, asbestos, construction, products liability and financial litigation.