Professional Indemnity Insurance

How Does Professional Indemnity Insurance Work?

You may find the term ‘professional indemnity insurance’ (also known as PI insurance) overwhelming or daunting. Whether you are new to professional indemnity insurance or, simply want to find out more , we are here to explain exactly how it works in a way that you can easily digest. If you provide professional services or …

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What is Retroactive Cover?

Concerned about cover for the work you have done in the past? If you are, then you need to make sure that your policy has the correct ‘retroactive date’. Most types of insurance cover you for claims that occur from the start date given on wards only.  This has to be the case otherwise insurers …

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The Importance Of A Written Design Brief For Architects

We discuss why Architects should always prepare a written design brief for their projects and what can happen if this is overlooked. Table of Contents A recent Technology and Construction Court decision has highlighted the risk for architects (and their professional indemnity insurers) of failing to agree a design brief with their client in writing.  …

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Princeton Regional School District Sues Architects For Breach Of Contract

The Princeton Regional School District, an organisation set up to serve students in the US state of New Jersey, is reportedly suing an architectural firm over a high school building constructed in 2003. This latest lawsuit comes just two months after the District paid out around $4.6 million to settle a legal dispute with the …

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Why architects need professional indemnity insurance

These days, nearly every profession runs the risk of being sued by a disgruntled employee or a dissatisfied client or business associate. This is why there are so many different kinds of insurance policy available to cover the specific needs and legal risks of each line of work. An illustrative example of this is professional …

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Instant Professional Indemnity insurance for domestic and residential architects

We’d like to let you know about our professional indemnity insurance facility for architects involved with residential or domestic properties. We know that not all architects are involved in large commercial projects and as such are able to offer an excellent facility for those architects who work on domestic and residential projects. The facility allows …

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