Category: Business Coverage

Business Coverage Professional Liability

Insure Your Firm’s Future

The AIA Trust Professional Liability Database is a resource designed especially for AIA members, detailing everything you need to know about risk management and professional liability. A searchable directory of more than 40 professional liability insurers, the AIA Trust Professional Liability Database gives AIA member architects critical information about one of the most important purchasing…

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Business Coverage

Need A Practice Coach?

Small firms and sole proprietors with many questions but limited resources often wish for a convenient and cost-effective way to get the risk management assistance that they need to make important decisions. Practice Coach is a new AIA Trust member benefit service, based on the former LegaLine, that offers members access to qualified professionals who can…

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Business Coverage

Don’t Be a Victim of the “Fiduciary” Label

The AIA Trust risk report on the crucial legal & professional considerations for architects regarding fiduciary duty offers no surprise about lawsuits founded upon professional malpractice or the breach of a professional services agreement against design professionals. However, concerns may arise when a design professional is also sued for the breach of a fiduciary duty.…

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Business Coverage Safety & Other

A Lawyer on Call

Small firms and sole practitioners don’t have the luxury of in-house counsel or retained attorneys, yet small architecture firms confront many legal challenges such as negotiating and interpreting contracts and handling disputes with clients and contractors. LegaLine is the AIA Trust Legal Information Service, a specialized benefit for AIA members, ideal for small firms without…

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Business Coverage

Need a Lawyer on Call?

Small firms and sole proprietors don’t have the luxury of in-house counsel or retained attorneys. But small architecture firms still encounter many challenges similar to large firms when negotiating and interpreting contracts, handling disputes with clients and contractors, and a myriad of other circumstances where a lawyer may be needed.  For a limited time, LegaLine…

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Business Coverage

Security—or Uncertainty—What’s in Your Financial Future?

In today’s busy and fast-paced world, it’s hard enough meeting your family’s day-to-day demands…let alone looking at long-term needs. But the facts are that you may lack sufficient life insurance protection to ensure your family’s financial security. Many experts recommend owning life insurance coverage equal to 5–10 times your annual income and maybe more if…

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