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Design and Build Professional Indemnity……what can go wrong!

As mentioned in previous blogs, contractors do have an exposure to professional indemnity related claims – Examples of matters that can arise and cause significant claims are:


Professional Indemnity…..Design and Build, the hidden exposures!

Frequently contractors who offer no design services at all are being asked to carry professional indemnity. A question they often ask is “what risks do I face if I offer no professional services?” The answer is that there are some risks:


Design and build contractors…….Do you have a “design flaw” in your insurance portfolio???

Historically, contractors have avoided Professional Indemnity insurance by persuading clients that they have no design liability and that design professionals e.g. architects, engineers and other such professionals will have such cover and that would be sufficient. In recent years though, contractors are increasingly taking on a design liability, either by employing their own in- house professionals or by assuming a liability where they sub contract out the design element.


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