Managing the Risk
By Chad Walker
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Managing The Risk is a podcast for the construction industry. Podcast episodes will cover strategies for managing risks inherent in construction projects, with a focus on legal and insurance topics. Managing The Risk is hosted by Chad Walker, a partner in the law firm Regan Whelan Zebouni & Atwood. Mr. Walker is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar.
||CleanCritical Project Documents - Part III (Change Orders)||Are you taking unnecessary risks with respect to the performance of changed or additional work? Are you including all essential information in your change orders? Have you focused on whether proposed change order language waives your right to additional||3/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCritical Project Documents - Part II||Are you properly utilizing daily reports to create a historical record on your projects? Do they include the information that may become essential if a claim arises? Find out about the benefits of taking a proactive approach to daily reports on this lat||2/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCritical Project Documents - Part 1||Are you sure you should click send on that email? This is the first episode in a multi-part series discussing various project documents that are often critical to resolving a dispute. Brian Furniss, P.E. joins me to provide his insight into the role pro||1/30/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPreserving Claims for Design Delays on Design-Build Projects||Rob Smedley, AIA, joins me to discuss challenges with managing the design phase of design-build projects and preserving claims for impacts to the design schedule. Rob is the Design Build Manager for Buildings at RS&H and serves as both the National and||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou're on Notice||Is an email sufficient to provide notice of a claim under a construction contract? Listen to the latest episode to find out. This is the latest installment in a series of episodes that will focus on common risk-shifting provisions in construction contra||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre Liquidated Damages a Penalty?||This is is the first in a series of episodes that will focus on common risk-shifting provisions in construction contracts. I address the misconception that liquidated damages can be used by an owner as a penalty for the failure to timely complete a proj||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorkers' Compensation Best Practices - Part 4||Best-selling author Rick Dalrymple returns for the the final episode in our four-part series on Workers' Compensation Best Practices. In this episode, Rick shares post-claim policies and procedures that employers can implement to reduce the expense of c||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorkers' Compensation Best Practices - Part 3||Workers’ comp claims seem almost inevitable in the construction industry. To effectively manage the risk of those claims, employers should implement return to work programs and other strategies designed to reduce the impact of a claim before it occurs||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorkers' Compensation Best Practices - Part 2||Are you using health questionnaire's as part of your process for managing the risk of workers' compensation claims? In this second episode of my four-part series with best-selling author Rick Dalrymple, Rick will share strategies for reducing workers'||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorkers' Compensation Best Practices - Part 1||Workers' compensation claims can have a significant impact on profitability. On today's episode, I'm pleased to welcome Rick Dalrymple, a risk management consultant and best selling author on the subject of best practices in workers' comp administraiton||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRisk Allocation Tool||On this episode, I talk about a risk alloction tool that is often overlooked - the construction contract. I share some thoughts on negotiation strategy, talk about the documents that establish the contract terms, and address the importance of understand||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Introduction to Risk||The inaugural episode of Managing the Risk introduces the concept of risk in the construction industry. This introduction will serve as a framework for future episodes addressing the various risks inherent in construction. Host of the podcast, Chad Walk||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Even with over 15 years of D/B experience I continue to learn and advance my skills thru Chad's Podcast. They are very informative and help me stay on top of my game in the D/B world. Thank you Chad for sharing your knowledge and experience at no cost - you don't see that every day in the legal world!
This is a great podcast on a very complex part of construction. Chad boils down how to manage risk to the simplest terms possible and speaks as a layperson, not an attorney. I subscribed and look forward to future topics! Keep up the great work Chad!
Informative and Helpful
This is a very informative podcast. Chad does a great job discussing these topics. They are very helpful for anyone in the construction industry. I look forward to each new podcast.