Employment Law Overview: Your Rights and Obligations – Webinar Recording

Posted on: April 14, 2022 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Employee and employer rules and regulations can be daunting or confusing, and often leave a business vulnerable or potentially at legal risk. Understanding that federal laws can change frequently, this webinar aims to ensure that design-build business owners know their rights and obligations based on current legal principles in employment law. Download Webinar Slides Learning […] Read More

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Breaking Down B101 Agreements – Webinar Slides

Posted on: January 21, 2022 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Design professionals often use form contracts from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) — but do they fully understand the AIA B101™ 2017 Agreement between Owner and Architect? The B101 Owner-Architect Agreement is the standard form of agreement between Owner and Architect for services and it’s critical to understand the terms and conditions. This webinar, […] Read More

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PUA Featured in ProNetwork News

Posted on: November 1, 2021 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Professional Underwriters Agency (PUA) Program Director, Sandip Chandarana, recently penned an article for ProNetwork News — the bi-monthly newsletter of aeProNet — that provides key insights on why A&E and other firms should never take a gamble when it comes to their professional liability carrier. At PUA, our team has focused on the A&E space […] Read More

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Minimizing Risk: Reviewing and Revising Key Risk Allocation Clauses – Webinar Recording

Posted on: October 22, 2021 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Contracts used in design and construction allocate numerous risks among the different contracting parties. Understanding the ins and outs of these allocation clauses is critical to proactively assessing and managing contractual risks. Learning Objectives > Review case law pertaining to these clauses > Identify allocation clauses and understand risk allocation pitfalls to avoid > Learn […] Read More

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Key Litigation Lessons for Design Professionals – Webinar Slides

Posted on: June 9, 2021 by Professional Underwriters Agency

With 2020 in the rear-view mirror, there were several notable court decisions over the last year that addressed risk and liability — which could impact the future of your design practice. This webinar in partnership with J. Kent Holland of Construction Risk, dives into recent court cases involving design professionals and offer insights on the […] Read More

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Liability Issues Arising out of Design and Design-Build Contracts – Webinar Recording

Posted on: January 26, 2021 by Professional Underwriters Agency

More contractors are going beyond their traditional role of builder and stepping into other roles in an effort to improve the efficiency and profitability of projects. However, with new roles comes new risks. With the help of this webinar, learn how to effectively identify and manage these new risks in design contracts, leverage recent court […] Read More

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Webinar on Demand – Managing the Contractual Risk in Miscellaneous Clauses

Posted on: August 19, 2020 by Professional Underwriters Agency

We partnered with Construction Risk, LLC to explore some of the most important contract provisions that are often buried in the vaguely named “Miscellaneous Clauses.” This timely webinar addresses the important consequences of these provisions, including the limitation of liability and waiver of consequential damages, and why you need to be sure you have adequate […] Read More

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Webinar on Demand – COVID-19: Addressing Impacts of Schedule Delays and Project Suspensions, Plus Misc. Lessons Learned from 2019 Court Decisions

Posted on: April 22, 2020 by Professional Underwriters Agency

This webinar by Kent Holland addresses risk management issues arising out of delays and impacts from COVID-19 to construction project schedules, and also reviews lessons learned from decisions rendered by courts in 2019.  The webinar was originally hosted on Wednesday, June 3rd, at 1PM EST Topics That Were Covered: Fiduciary Duty Differing Site Condition Claims […] Read More

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Webinar on Demand: Managing Construction Phase Professional Service Risk

Posted on: December 9, 2019 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Key learnings from this this webinar include how to: Handling request for information Shop drawings change orders Certifications Evaluation of contractor performance and job site safety View Webinar  

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Webinar On Demand: Risk Management of Code Compliance

Posted on: September 19, 2019 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Key learnings from this this webinar include how to: Gain a better understanding of building codes; Examine the code compliance provisions in the industry standard form agreements; Identify and manage risks arising from code compliance requirements in design contracts; Negotiate reasonable contract terms regarding code compliance View Webinar  

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