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...
Standard of Care

Standard of Care

Does utilizing construction contracts for design services impact my common law Standard of Care? Using a construction contract for design services may well alter a design firm’s Standard of Care, particularly if the construction contract contains warranties or...
New Year’s Resolution – A Time To Review

New Year’s Resolution – A Time To Review

Resolve to Contact Us for your Architect & Engineers E&O Renewals in 2024!   As the year draws to a close and we all sort out our contingency situations, finish up our 1/1’s and plan to take a little time off, now is is a good time to think about...
Copyright Rights & Wrongs

Copyright Rights & Wrongs

COPYRIGHT RIGHTS AND WRONGS Copyright seems like a rather lofty notion. Few put copyright at the top of their list of must-haves in contract negotiations, and even fewer take the time to actually register their documents for copyright protection. But you do have...
Selecting the Right Professional Liability Broker

Selecting the Right Professional Liability Broker

As a wholesale broker specializing in nothing but insurance for design professionals, we couldn’t agree more with the below blog article from a/e ProNet.  Our staff has decades of experience working with underwriters in this arena, sometimes with the same...
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...