Liability Issues for Design Professionals

Lorman Education Services
Training overview
Professional Course
1.5 hours

Course description

Liability Issues for Design Professionals

Liability Issues for Design Professionals

Understand the “tried and true” aspects of the design professionals practice, as well as the ever changing legal landscape of the 21st Century. The 21st Century has proven to be a remarkable era of innovation for all types of industries, including building design and construction. Nevertheless, “tried and true” principles of risk management, as well as defending liability claims, remain critical cornerstones of any design professional’s practice. This topic will cover these bedrock principles and then turn to recent developments in the law and technology that have fundamentally altered the practice. The topic will also cover select insurance issues faced by the 21st Century design professional.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to identify the “tried and true” contract provisions that remain critical aspects of the design professional’s practice, even in this era of change.
  • You will be able to recognize ways to adapt to the changing legal and technological landscape of the 21st Century.
  • You will be able to discuss recent developments in construction and design professional law.
  • You will be able to explain particular insurance coverage issues for the 21st Century design professional.

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    Who should attend?

    This live webinar is designed for attorneys, architects, engineers, project managers, presidents and vice presidents, contractors, subcontractors, developers and other construction professionals.

    Training content

    • What Hasn't Changed: The Established Principles of Risk Management and Defending a Design Professional Claim:
    • Managing Risk Through Contract Provisions: Defining Scope; Limitation of Liability Clauses; ADR
    • Managing Risk Through Project Delivery
    • Overview of Professional Liability Theories and DefensesWhat's New:
    • Recent Developments in Construction and Design Professional Law and Their Practical Application
    • Managing Risk: Electronic Communications and Document Management
    • E-Discovery for the LawyerThe Insurance Landscape: What You Need to Know About Professional Liability Insurance for the 21St Century
    • The Insurance Application
    • Reporting a Claim
    • Select Coverage Issues

    Costs

    The cost of this Liability Issues for Design Professionals live webinar is $219 per participant.

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