Webinar: Criminal Liability for Jobsite Construction Accidents


On-Demand Webinar

Concern for safety is on the rise for construction projects throughout the country and world. This is evidenced by daily/weekly construction briefings, safety signs in the workplace, and increased attention on risk management. Those that work in the construction industry know firsthand the dangers that exist and want to see their co-workers go home safely to their families after a long day. In addition, time is money and safe projects are more likely to be profitable projects. Employers not only have to worry about delays due to incidents and job site injuries claims, but also the risk of high profile incidents hitting the headlines.

This topic will help those responsible for hiring, training, staffing and overseeing construction project personnel understand:

  • How to establish and implement hiring processes that limited exposure to incidents and criminal liability
  • The methods of assessing risks during both the preconstruction and construction stages
  • How to document such risks and highlight compliance with federal and state laws

Learn best practices for overseeing construction project personnel to protect your brand against accidents & criminal liability.


Speakers:


Cheri T. Gatlin
Burr & Forman LLP

  • Partner in the Jackson, Mississippi office of Burr & Forman LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of construction and project development, from preconstruction contract negotiation, to managing and resolving construction claims, to navigating post-construction operations issues
  • Counseled and represented clients regarding numerous jobsite accidents, which resulted in severe injury and death
  • Active member of the American Bar Association Forum on construction law
  • J.D. degree, with special distinction, Mississippi College School of Law
  • Can be contacted at cgatlin@burr.com or 601-709-3455

Christopher D. Meyer
Burr & Forman LLP

  • Partner in the Jackson, Mississippi office of Burr & Forman LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of construction and project development, from preconstruction contract negotiation, to managing and resolving construction claims, to navigating post-construction operations issues
  • Counseled and represented clients regarding numerous jobsite accidents, which resulted in severe injury and death
  • Active member of the American Bar Association Forum on construction law
  • J.D. degree, University of Miami
  • Can be contacted at cmeyer@burr.com or 601-709-3455