New Hall & Company Webinar - Liability for Delegated Design – Understanding and Avoiding Risks to Design Professionals

Attendees in the A/E industry will learn how to identify and limit risk exposures through contractual language and improved communications.

(PRWEB) July 10, 2014

Hall & Company, an insurance brokerage firm specializing in the placement of A/E professional liability insurance, invites A/E and consulting professionals to participate in a their upcoming webinar presentation: Liability for ‘Delegated Design’ – Understanding and Avoiding Risks to Design Professionals. William Thomas, Principal at Pitzer Snodgrass, PC will examine the legal underpinnings for delegated design liability, and how the industry has reacted through changes to form contract language, specifications and building codes to address the issue. We will also review several case authorities which show the practical application of the theories to common fact patterns. We examine and elucidate the guiding principles behind liability delegated design.

During this one-hour webinar, attendees will be exposed to the following objectives:

  •     Clearer understanding of potential risks and exposures in the design process;
  •     Appreciation of unexpected and unintended consequences of contract and specification language;
  •     Tools to identify and limit risk exposures through contract language;
  •     Mechanisms for improving communications with the construction team.

Webinar Date & Time: July 15, 2014 at 10:00AM – 11:00AM PDT (1:00PM – 2:00PM EDT)

Space is limited. Visit our blog to reserve yours: http://www.hallandcompany.com/2014/07/07/ae-webinar/.

William S. Thomas is a principal at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C., in St. Louis, where he focuses his practice on handling matters involving the construction process, from up-front contract reviews, commercial litigation, professional liability defense and trial work. He has represented owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, land surveyors and landscape architects in all phases of construction claims.

About Hall & Company

Hall & Company is an insurance brokerage firm that specializes in the placement of architect and engineer professional liability insurance. The firm provides professional liability insurance throughout the United States for more than 4,000 design professionals including architects, engineers, environmental consultants, construction managers and land surveyors. Hall & Company works with design firms that range in size from one person firms to those listed in the ENR 500, and works with a wide variety of insurance companies. Exclusive professional liability insurance and E&O insurance programs are also offered that are not available through other brokers. Call (360) 598-3700 for additional information. Click here to sign up to receive future webinar announcements.


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