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Design Professional’s Contractual Duty to Defend Obligation

Design professionals are oftentimes reluctant to contractually agree to defend their client (e.g., the owner) from claims arising from their negligence. ┬áThe reason for this is typically twofold: (1) their professional liability policy does not permit the owner to be … Continue reading

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Professional Liability Policies are Claims Made Policies

Professional liability policies are claims made policies. Architects and engineers have professional liability policies a/k/a errors and omissions policies. With a claims made policy, the claim (or error and omission or wrongful act) must be reported to the insurer within … Continue reading

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