How to Avoid Invalidating Your Professional Liability Insurance

How to Avoid Invalidating Your Professional Liability Insurance

At a panel for the NC Bar Association Construction Law Winter Meeting, attorney Melissa Brumback and her colleagues discussed insurance issues for design professionals. One hot topic was the way architects and engineers can inadvertently invalidate their insurance by...
Claims Made vs Occurrence – The Important Differences

Claims Made vs Occurrence – The Important Differences

One of the first things to look at when evaluating an insurance program for a design professional is whether they are on a claims made vs occurrence policy form. Here’s a brief description of the differences (from a/ePronet): Claims Made vs Occurrence Most...
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...
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...