The Surveyor’s Expanding Toolbox

The Surveyor’s Expanding Toolbox

One of our clients, Weihe Engineers, recently wrote an article on how drones are changing the surveying and site selection side of the design business. We thought you’d find it interesting. The original can be found on their website. At Weihe Engineers, we’re...
The Use of Drones is on the Rise

The Use of Drones is on the Rise

The use of drones to map locations, sites and track progress of jobs is increasing. Here’s an article from last fall about an engineering firm’s use of drones. Some things to keep in mind with drones: 1.) There are size limits – above which drones...
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...
The Key to Keeping a Project on Track

The Key to Keeping a Project on Track

In 1985, after five years prosecuting criminals as an assistant US attorney, I became deputy general counsel of The American Institute of Architects.  On my very first day, I was introduced to civil law.  In his gravelly voice, the general counsel explained to me that...
Contractual Limitations of Liability: The Evolution of a Risk Tool

Contractual Limitations of Liability: The Evolution of a Risk Tool

Contractual limitations of liability are an important risk tool for design professionals today. These contractual provisions can operate as a way to control and mitigate losses in the event of a malpractice tort claim or in the event of a claim of some breach of...