Insurance Coverage + Faulty Workmanship Claims

, Joe Urquhart, Overmyer Hall Associates
Kegler Brown

Are faulty workmanship claims covered by your Commercial General Liability Policy? Maybe or maybe not under Ohio law. Come learn how the recent supreme court decision under Westfield Insurance Co. vs Custom Agri Systems, Inc. is impacting insurance coverage in Ohio.

What is covered by your Liability Policy, what is excluded and what can you do to reduce the risk to your business? Understanding these issues is important to your construction company.

Join Kegler Brown and Overmyer Hall Associates for a free, morning briefing on Thursday, January 28, that will provide attendees with information and insight on best processes and procedures involving faulty workmanship.

Topics include, but are not limited, to

  • Construction insurance fundamentals
  • Faulty workmanship and coverage issues after the Ohio Supreme Court’s decision in Westfield Insurance Company v. Custom Agri Sys., Inc
  • Practical pointers to avoid (or better manage) faulty workmanship claims + maximize insurance coverage


Eric Travers, Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
Eric Travers is a director at Kegler Brown and practices in the firm’s Construction Law area, representing subcontractors, general contractors, owners, suppliers, architects, sureties, construction managers and others. He advises construction businesses and owners in all aspects of construction law, including resolution of payment disputes, contract drafting and negotiation, bid qualifications, risk management strategies, and preserving, perfecting and enforcing/defending mechanic’s lien, bond claims and resolving OSHA citations.

Joe Urquhart, Overmyer Hall Associates
Joe Urquhart specializes in insurance and risk management programs for all types of Contractors, as well as real estate developers and owners, and manufacturers.

Urquhart holds a degree from Bowling Green State University. He has also earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designations. At Overmyer Hall Associates he advises clients on insurance issues such as risk transfer, builders risk, additional insured’s, professional liability and loss control. He is a member of the BX, ABC, AGC, CFMA and OCA. Joe is a current board member of ABC Central Ohio, past board member of ASA of Ohio, and ASA of Central Ohio. He serves on the steering committee for the BX’s Safety Council.

He is a member of Charity Newsies, past President of the Bishop Watterson School Board, and former board member of the Waterson Finance Committee, North Broadway Children’s Center and Northwest Swim Club.


Please register for this free event by Thursday, January 21, by clicking the RSVP button below or by contacting Lindsey Fox, [email protected] or (614) 462-5481.


Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
65 East State Street, Suite 1800
Columbus, OH 43215
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Complimentary Parking: We will reimburse parking tickets from the Columbus Commons Underground Garage only, located at 191 S. 3rd Street. Directions to parking garage.