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Darren Barker Discusses Ways Design Professionals Can Protect Their Businesses

1st Annual Intermountain Construction Defect & Dispute Conference
Darren Barker
May 15, 2015

Darren Barker spoke at the 1st Annual Intermountain Construction Defect & Dispute Conference on May 15, 2015 in Sandy, Utah, on “CA Supreme Court Decision Changes the Construction Defect Game by Increasing the Litigation Exposure of Design Professionals.” This presentation reviewed the California Supreme Court decision in Beacon Residential v. SOM which expands a design professional’s duty of care to future residential property owners, where there is no contractual relationship. In this video segment, Darren discusses the importance of having an appropriate business structure and risk management plan for design professionals.