Tom Lether will be speaking on two different panels at West Coast Casualty’s 24th Annual Construction Defect Seminar at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California. He will be speaking on the following dates and times:

Wednesday May 17, 2017 from 8:30-12:00pm — in the Magic Kingdom Ballroom
Concepts of Construction Defect Coverage. This panel discussion will focus on the basics of coverage(s), understanding the burdens of proof, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, covered vs. non-covered damages, policy limits, policy exposures, self-insured retentions, additional insured issues, reservation of rights issues, properly allocating between carriers and declaratory relief actions.

This is a free coverage training seminar for insurance professionals. CE credits will be offered for several jurisdictions. For a complete list, please visit:

Insurance professionals can register for the free session here:

Friday May 19, 2017 from 11:00am-12:00pm — in the North Ballroom 
Northwest Coverage and Extra-Contractual Claims: A Construction Defect Perspective. This panel discussion will focus on coverage and claims handling issues specific to the northwest including a discussion of Washington and Oregon law. C.E. Credits will be offered for a number of states. For a complete list, please visit

If you have any questions, please contact our office or West Coast Casualty Additional information can also be found on West Coast Casualty’s We hope to see everyone there.