Continuing Phase Services Coverage

Design professionals are responsible for creatively conceptualizing and designing a project. The contractor’s job is to find the most efficient way to construct this design. Both sides of this process function independently – however, they must work...

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Working with a Design Insurance Specialist

By: Ken McComb This past month I got a call for help from a producer who writes a growing engineering firm.  This engineering firm secured a design contract on a large project.  The prime design firm on this project had a contractual requirement that all...

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Small Projects Carry Risks Too

JUST A RABBIT? SMALL PROJECTS CAN BITE Who doesn’t love a good Monty Python reference? With our latest ProNetwork Newsletter, Just a Rabbit? Small Projects Can Bite, we’ve proven that the classic moments in Monty Python and the Holy Grail can be made...

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Performance Bond Issues

Most construction contracts for major projects and almost all contracts with public entities will require performance and payment bonds. Most design professionals are not structured financially to have the necessary financial assets to induce a Surety...

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Engage with PDI on social media

Did you know we are on social media too? Follow us on our accounts to get the latest industry news, producer development tips, blog updates, photos, and current happenings around the office. We invite you to like, follow and connect with us: PDI Social Media LINKEDIN...

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Design Insurance Claim Scenarios

One of our carriers, RLI, has published a list of design insurance claim scenarios. These scenarios show what a difference it makes when your broker and your carrier specialize in design insurance. Call us today for a quote on any accounts you are working on: (317)...

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Standard of Care

Does utilizing construction contracts for design services impact my common law Standard of Care? Using a construction contract for design services may well alter a design firm’s Standard of Care, particularly if the construction contract contains...

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