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Our extensive resource library covers every risk management topic to help you understand, avoid, and successfully deal with every type of risk.

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent: Claims Defense Documentation
The compelling report, Guilty Until Proven Innocent: Claims Defense Documentation, addresses documentation by the architect,…
If You Build It, They Will Sue: A Report on Condominium Project Risks
Architects are increasingly exposed to potential future claims and lawsuits brought by homeowners and the…
Bulletproof Contract Administration: Managing Risk during Construction
The report, Bulletproof Contract Administration: Managing Risk during Construction, addresses documentation procedures that can be…
Strangers No More? Trends in the Architect’s No Privity Defense
One of the most important defenses in any professional liability lawsuit is that an architect…
Can Architects Rely on Manufacturer-Provided Information?
Recently, there have been disputes and judicial decisions addressing the responsibility of architecture firms to…
FAQs About Disability Income Insurance
While disability income insurance is one of the most overlooked types of insurance, it is…
Back to Basics: An Effective Risk Management Program
A successful risk management plan requires consideration of exposure, capability, responsibility, and power. Regardless of…
Claims Studies & Guides
Claims happen. It’s important to understand why, how to reduce your risks in advance of…
Practice Forms
Handy tools to help you manage your risks Dramatic changes in the economy mean that…
Retirement & Financial Planning Tools
The AIA Trust offers resources to assist AIA Members with challenging financial and retirement decisions.…
Small Firm Programs & Resources
The AIA Trust develops tools, resources, and programs designed to help small firms. Small firm…
Drone: Bird, Plane, Predator or Liability?
Unmanned aerial systems (more commonly known as drones) are soon to be an integral part…
Finding a Broker
Selecting Professional Liability Insurance and a Broker The last thing you need to worry about…
Rectification Coverage Facilitates Design-Build Leadership for Architects
As the market for the creation of capital assets moves increasingly toward design-build, many architecture…
Risk Management on International Projects
For every project that an architectural firm undertakes, the greatest probability of an unfavorable outcome…
Bodily Injury Claims: More Shock than Severity
When a claim is brought against an architectural firm alleging that an injury or death…