Design and project consulting work is becoming more complicated. Local governments modify building codes frequently and often with little notice, and clients have increased expectations, causing more review and scrutiny of your work. Your firm has increased demands for quality work while maintaining or increasing profits. Even when you complete your work correctly, you can be brought into litigation.
The owner of a five story mixed use building sued the architect after the building suffered $250,000 in water damage due to alleged design errors regarding window design. Five retail and three residential tenants suffered water damage. The case went to trial and the architect was found to have made errors regarding the design of window frames. The plaintiffs were awarded $200,000 plus attorney’s fees.
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Professional Concepts Insurance Agency (PCIA) understands that regardless of how well you plan and mange a project, the potential for errors and mistakes in the performance of professional services is still very real. Your firms financial security may depend on how well protected you are from a lawsuit or claim. Our insurance and risk management expertise will help guide you to reduce and/or mitigate potential and actual claims.
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