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Webinar: How to avoid expensive lawsuits

03.04.2024 | 4 min read | Written by George Barnes

In the busy world of construction and real estate, lawsuits are an unwelcome (but common) reality. The costs of these lawsuits can run out of control, not to mention the potential damage to your reputation and disruption to your business.

So, what can you do about it?

The key to mitigating this risk lies in thorough and accurate documentation. You might be wondering how you can achieve this amidst the hustle of day-to-day work? Well, that’s exactly what we discussed in our recent webinar. Experts from our Customer Success team, Mohsen and Ghadir, alongside Simon Vickers (Director at Ashton Fire), got together to present how PlanRadar’s digital solution can tackle this expensive problem.

You can access the webinar via the button below, and read further in this article for a transcript of the session.

Introduction by Mohsen

00:00:03 – 00:04:59: Mohsen welcomes attendees and sets the stage for the webinar, emphasizing the importance of compliance and effective documentation in safeguarding projects and businesses against potential lawsuits.
Highlights the agenda and introduces the speakers: Ghadir from PlanRadar’s Customer Success team and Simon, Director at Ashton Fire.

Overview of Risks by Ghadir

00:05:00 – 00:11:59: Ghadir discusses the severe consequences of inadequate documentation, using the Grenfell Tower fire as a case study. Mohsen emphasizes the catastrophic outcomes of non-compliance and poor documentation practices and urges attendees to learn from such incidents and implement robust documentation practices to prevent similar tragedies.

Documentation Challenges and Solutions by Mohsen

00:12:00 – 00:19:59: Mohsen addresses common hurdles in maintaining effective documentation and proposes strategic solutions. He identifies challenges such as time management, technological limitations, and poor quality control. Mohsen then proposes a three-phase approach: tracking project changes diligently, connecting regularly with stakeholders, and solving compliance issues proactively.

Technological Advancements by Simon

00:20:00 – 00:29:59: Simon shares insights from his experience at Ashton Fire, highlighting the transformative role of technology in documentation practices. Simon Discusses the benefits of modern software platforms like PlanRadar, which offer features such as task assignments and live tracking. He stresses the importance of these tools in streamlining processes, enhancing accountability, and ensuring tamper-proof record-keeping.

Interactive Q&A Session moderated by Mohsen

00:30:00 – 00:39:59: Mohsen opens the floor for questions, inviting attendees to ask about documentation challenges, technology integration, or compliance strategies. He fields questions from attendees and provides practical insights and solutions tailored to their businesses. Ghadir encourages active participation and engagement from the audience.

Conclusion and Key Takeaways by Mohsen

00:40:00 – 00:44:59: Mohsen wraps up the webinar, summarizing key points and offering closing remarks. He thanks attendees for their participation and insightful questions. Mohsen and Ghadir reiterate the importance of effective documentation for project safety and integrity and encourage attendees to implement strategies discussed in the webinar and stay connected for future updates and resources.

to watch the webinar in full simply click the button below.

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