Cyber Liability for Architects & Engineers

Cyber Liability for Architects & Engineers

As design professionals embrace and integrate technology more and more into their practice, the threat of cyber related losses increases. Most design professionals liability insurance policies do not cover or address cyber liability, it’s a coverage that needs...
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...
Registered Architects by State

Registered Architects by State

We recently came across a study that shows the number of licensed architects by state. Since many of our retail agents specialize in insuring architects and design professionals and do business in multiple states, we thought you might find the study interesting....
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 includes:...
Sample Contract Clauses

Sample Contract Clauses

PDI is a proud member of a/e ProNet and we frequently refer our retail agents to resources made available by them. One such resource was in the February issue of their newsletter titled: Template of Reasonable Contract Clauses for Design Professionals It’s 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...