Litigation Lessons from 2017

Posted on: March 26, 2018 by Professional Underwriters Agency

In 2017, a booming economy and spike in construction brought many design professionals a gross billings increase. Despite the larger workflow, most benefited from a highly competitive professional liability marketplace as insurance rates declined. However, adverse claims experiences kept some firms’ rates high. To avoid making the same mistakes, design professionals must keep abreast of […] Read More

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Job Site Safety and Engineers’ Duty to Supervise

Posted on: September 20, 2017 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Engineer has no Affirmative Duty to Supervise Jobsite Safety absent Express Contract Language or Conduct Assuming Such Responsibility Kent Holland, J.D. ConstructionRisk, LLC In the case of McKean v. Yates Engineering Corp., 200 So. 3d 431 (Mississippi 2016), the state’s supreme court affirmed a lower appellate court decision where a subcontractor’s employee was injured when […] Read More

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Free White Paper: Condominium Projects Continue to Create Challenges and Litigation

Posted on: October 10, 2016 by Professional Underwriters Agency

In this white paper, Kent Holland of ConstructionRisk, LLC discusses the increased risk associated with designing and constructing condominiums for design firms and contractors, as well as their insurance carriers. Holland outlines three court decisions that demonstrate the risk of liability of the design professionals and contractors to third parties such as homeowner associations, or even […] Read More

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The Most Common Professional Liability Myths

Posted on: January 15, 2015 by NSM Insurance

The Most Common Professional Liability Myths As a Professional Liability Insurer, you likely understand how hard your clients work to build their credibility among clients and throughout their communities in order to grow their business. When it comes to business insurance coverage, however, misinformation can prevent business owners from fully safeguarding their company. It’s up […] Read More

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