Subcontract Bidder Must Honor its Bid to GC (Promissory Estoppel)

Posted on: May 9, 2017 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Where a general contractor (GC), Weitz Company , LLC, was awarded a contract to construct a nursing home and had based the heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) portion of its bid on a subcontract bid from an (HVAC) subcontractor, (H&S Plumbing and Heating), the sub reneged on its bid. The GC substituted a different subcontractor […] Read More

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Risk Management 101 for Design Professionals Part 2 Webinar on Demand

Posted on: February 13, 2017 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Risk Management 101 For Design Professionals (Part 2) In the second of a two part webinar series, Kent Holland of Construction Risk, LLC, provides an overview of risk management for design professionals. View Webinar By viewing this webinar, you will learn: 1. to identity the primary sources of risks and key methods for managing the risks […] Read More

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PUA to Offer Free Webinar for Design Professionals

Posted on: January 16, 2017 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Join Us for a Free Webinar: Risk Management 101 For Design Professionals (Part 2) Register Date: Friday, February 10, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm EST | 1 hr Add to Calendar (Note: Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a unique link, dial-in phone number and pin to access the webinar. Please do […] Read More

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Risk Management 101 for Design Professionals Webinar On Demand

Posted on: November 29, 2016 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Risk Management 101 For Design Professionals (Part 1) In the first of a two part webinar series, Kent Holland* of Construction Risk, LLC, provides an overview of risk management for design professionals. View Webinar By viewing this webinar, you will: 1. Learn to identity the primary sources of risks and key methods for managing the […] Read More

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PUA to Host Free Risk Management for Design Professionals Webinar

Posted on: October 21, 2016 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Join Us for a Free Webinar: Risk Management 101 For Design Professionals (Part 1) Register Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Time: 1:00 pm | Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) | 1 hr Click here to add to your calendar. In the first of a two part webinar series, Kent Holland* of Construction Risk, LLC, will […] Read More

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Free White Paper: Condominium Projects Continue to Create Challenges and Litigation

Posted on: October 10, 2016 by Professional Underwriters Agency

In this white paper, Kent Holland of ConstructionRisk, LLC discusses the increased risk associated with designing and constructing condominiums for design firms and contractors, as well as their insurance carriers. Holland outlines three court decisions that demonstrate the risk of liability of the design professionals and contractors to third parties such as homeowner associations, or even […] Read More

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PUA Hosts Webinar About Legal Cases Affecting Industry Professionals

Posted on: July 20, 2016 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Last week, PUA partnered with our carrier ARCH Insurance to host a webinar titled Legal Cases Impacting Design Professionals, Construction Managers and Design-Build Firms and Important Risk Management Lessons. The webinar was taught by Kent Holland* who reviewed legal decisions of importance to the industry and commonly recurring legal issues that professionals should be aware of. He then discussed […] Read More

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PUA to Host Free Webinar

Posted on: July 8, 2016 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Join Us for a Free Webinar: Legal Cases Impacting Design Professionals, Construction Managers and Design-Build Firms and Important Risk Management Lessons Register Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Time: 12:00 pm | Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) | 1 hr Click here to add to your calendar. In this timely webinar, Kent Holland*, highlights legal […] Read More

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Piercing the Architectural Firm’s Corporate Veil

Posted on: February 17, 2016 by Professional Underwriters Agency

Kent Holland, J.D. ContructionRisk, LLC The sole shareholder/director/officer of an incorporated architectural firm was held jointly and personally liable to pay a judgment awarded against the corporation. The court found that the corporation was operated as the alter ego of the individual. Among the points cited by the court for piercing the corporate veil were […] Read More

Posted in: Architect Professional Liability