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...
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 2021!   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...
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...
Demanding General Contractors and How to Meet Them Halfway

Demanding General Contractors and How to Meet Them Halfway

Some of the most frequently asked questions we hear are triggered by the disparities between the insurance coverage available to design professionals and the demands made for coverage by general contractors and their standard contracts. This is a nuanced area, and you...
Privacy Protection Claims Scenarios

Privacy Protection Claims Scenarios

Are Your Design Professional Clients Covered?  Privacy Protection issues are not going away. The technology risks that companies face today are more complex than ever before and no company is immune to the risks. An email with a virus was specifically sent to an...
Performance Bond Issues

Performance Bond Issues

Most construction contracts for major projects and almost all contracts with public entities will require performance bonds and payment bonds.Most design professionals are not structured financially to have the necessary financial assets to induce a Surety Company to...