Resources for Design Professionals Insurance

Resources for Design Professionals Insurance

Professional Design Insurance Management Corporation (PDI) is a proud member of a/e Pronet, a network of wholesalers and agencies serving design professionals (architects and engineers) E&O insurance needs.Whether you are a retail agent or a client, there are a...
Design Professional Contracts – Words to Avoid

Design Professional Contracts – Words to Avoid

PDI is a proud member of a/e ProNet, a network of independent insurance brokers specializing in insuring design professionals. The below is an excerpt from a book available in electronic format from a/e ProNet. At its most basic level, risk management for design firms...
Document Retention: Rules of Thumb for Design Professionals

Document Retention: Rules of Thumb for Design Professionals

Document Retention In this age of terabyte-sized digital memory banks and the seemingly infinite storage possibilities of “the cloud,” understanding how long a design professional should retain project documents can be tricky. More and longer aren’t always better, but...
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...
Insurance Coverage for New Design Professional Firms

Insurance Coverage for New Design Professional Firms

Finding coverage for a new entity can be tricky, even when the business owners are professionals with a proven track record. With that in mind, RLI created their Emerging Design Professionals (EDP) program. The program is tailored for new design firms and...
Design Insurance Risk Management

Design Insurance Risk Management

Many design firms attend risk management training sessions and implement certain practices based on an industry trend or project claim. Other firms may only concentrate on contracts and insurance coverage’s as a risk management strategy, which only addresses a portion...