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Managing the Risk

Managing The Risk is a podcast for the construction industry hosted by Chad Walker, a partner in our Orlando office. Podcast episodes will cover strategies for navigating risks inherent in construction projects, with a focus on legal, insurance and regulatory topics. Guests will include attorneys in our firm, insurance professionals, attorneys in practice areas outside of our expertise and other industry professionals.

      

Latest Episodes

Workers' Compensation Best Practices - Part 3

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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. In our latest episode, best-selling author Rick Dalrymple will share his top pre-claim strategies for reducing the costs of workers’ comp claims.      

About the host: Chad Walker is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar. He is a partner in the Orlando office of Regan Whelan Zebouni & Atwood. You can reach Chad at 407-514-2621. You can also learn more about Chad's practice by visiting ConstructionLaw.Pro

Workers' Compensation Best Practices - Part 2

Listen to Workers' 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' comp costs after making an offer or conditional offer of employment.  

Workers' Compensation Best Practices - Part 1

Listen to Workers' 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. This episode is the first in a four-part series in which Rick will share practical strategies for reducing workers' comp costs and, in turn, protecting profitability.  

Risk Allocation Tool

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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 understanding the terms that allocate risk. This episode will serve as the foundation for future episodes on critical risk shifting provisions. Tune in to learn how focusing on the contract terms before and during the project can make you a better risk manager.  

About the host: Chad Walker is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar. He is a partner in the Orlando office of Regan Whelan Zebouni & Atwood. You can reach Chad at 407-514-2621. You can also learn more about Chad's practice by visiting ConstructionLaw.Pro

An Introduction to Risk

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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 Walker, provides a practical definition of "risk" as it applies to construction projects, followed by a review of risk-related questions contractors often consider before bidding on a project. The discussion then turns to an overview of risk management tasks once a contractor decides to undertake a project.  

About the host: Chad Walker is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar. He is a partner in the Orlando office of Regan Whelan Zebouni & Atwood. You can reach Chad at 407-514-2621. You can also learn more about Chad's practice by visiting ConstructionLaw.Pro

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