Attorney’s Fees’ Clauses in Professional Service Contracts

Attorney’s Fees’ Clauses in Professional Service Contracts

In the world of claims-related contract clauses for design professional agreements, the indemnity and defense clauses get all the attention.  However, lurking in the shadow of the indemnity clause is a menacing cousin with potentially even greater and more frequent...
Professional Liability Insurance for General Contractors

Professional Liability Insurance for General Contractors

Why would the General Contractor need Professional Liability coverage?   The General Contractor has the same “vicarious liability” for the negligent acts, errors or omissions of their professional subconsultants as they do for the non-professional subcontractors....
Insurance Protection for Business Overseas

Insurance Protection for Business Overseas

You’re probably more familiar with the terms Professional Liability or Errors and Omissions (E&O), but if you have clients who do business overseas, Professional Indemnity is a term you should probably familiarize yourself with. Depending on the...
Insuring Design-Build Risks

Insuring Design-Build Risks

Insuring design-build accounts entails understanding factors that are somewhat unique in the realm of insurance. Here’s an article from IRMI that does a good job of explaining some of the basic issues, namely:  1.) Risk Transfer is not enough – no one...
Architects & Engineers Coverage

Architects & Engineers Coverage

PDI has programs for a broad range of architects and engineers and other design professionals across the United States. Here are a few of the classes we cover:   Who We Cover Architectural firms Landscape architects Civil engineers Surveyors Mechanical engineers...
Misc Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance

Misc Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance

We specialize in insuring design build professionals, but our misc E&O programs can cover a wide variety of firms with sales up to $1,000,000. Here’s a partial list of the business classes we can insure. Don’t see one you’re looking for? Give us...