Indemnification & Duty to Defend

Indemnification & Duty to Defend

Indemnification & Duty to Defend These are terms we use everyday, and at first glance they seem pretty straightforward, but as is often the case in insurance, they can be quite complicated and nuanced. Here’s a few sections on indemnification and duty to...
PDI is Your Source for RLI Design Liability Coverage

PDI is Your Source for RLI Design Liability Coverage

RLI Design Liability Coverage RLI is a program that we began working with nearly 10 years ago.  Architects/Engineers E&O was new to RLI, but not to the folks that headed up the program.  They built their program from the ground up with education being a major...
Construction Contracts and Bankruptcy

Construction Contracts and Bankruptcy

Construction Contracts and Bankruptcy: The Ultimate in “Value Engineering” You have just learned that the other party to your contract has filed for bankruptcy. That party owes you money for past work and the project is not yet completed. This is a difficult and...
Reviewing Hazardous Materials

Reviewing Hazardous Materials

How should I review hazardous materials found on the project site? Your contract for professional services should clearly state you are not responsible or liable for any hazardous materials found on the project site. Your contract for professional services should...
RLIPack Available Through PDI

RLIPack Available Through PDI

As one of the few national wholesalers providing access to RLI’s Design Professionals coverage, we also can offer their businessowners and other coverages for design professionals. RLIPack is a comprehensive package of coverages tailored to design professionals....
Working with a Design Insurance Specialist

Working with a Design Insurance Specialist

By: Ken McComb This past month I got a call for help from a producer who writes a growing engineering firm.  This engineering firm secured a design contract on a large project.  The prime design firm on this project had a contractual requirement that all sub-design...