Topic: Professional liability

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New! Free Guides for Your Practice

Drones and cyber liability are all over the news these days. And they have big implications for architectural practice. The AIA Trust has just published guides on each of these topics to help architects navigate new regulations and risks.   An Architect’s Guide to Using Drones Drones—also called unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aerial…

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Take Cyber Liability Exposures Seriously

Professional service firms are facing an increased exposure to cyber liability. According to Victor, many firms do not take the necessary steps to secure their systems, guard their digital assets, protect confidential client information, and maintain productivity. Each firm should have digital protection protocols that help avoid or minimize data breaches. There should also be…

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An Architect’s Guide to Using Drones

By Michael J. Corso, Esq. Michael J. Corso is Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial and Business Litigation Law. He concentrates his practice in the defense of product liability claims and non-medical professionals including architects, engineers, surveyors, lawyers and accountants. He is an allied member of AIA Florida and Florida Engineering Society. Michael received…

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Materials Transparency: Opportunities and Risks

Materials transparency refers to an advocacy movement that promotes requiring manufacturers to fully disclose the material content and chemical makeup of products used in the construction of the built environment. The disclosure is in reference to a pre-determined list of substances that have been identified for potential harmful impacts to human health and the environment.…

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Digital Practice Risks

The AIA Trust new risk report, “BIM Me Up, Scotty: Navigating Risk in Digital Practice” focuses on how to successfully manage your digital practice risks. While there has not yet been a proliferation of claims, risk management can be preemptive. This report looks at risk assessment and the risk-sensitive areas of the BIM process. A…

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Navigating Risk in Digital Practice

The report, BIM Me Up, Scotty: Navigating Risk in Digital Practice, is your chance to get the inside on preemptive risk management for your digital travels. It is an opportunity to gain insight for managing your practice so that you can put up your deflector shields to guard against incursions from the litigious Borgs that…

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Don’t Neglect Four Important Risk Mitigation Techniques

Any professional practice includes risk. How a firm handles that risk is critical to its profitability, and essential to its viability. According to Victor which manages the AIA Trust-sponsored CNA professional liability insurance program, four techniques are paramount to a firm to pursuing its preferred future.

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