Eight Insurance Risk Trends to Watch

Bruce Palmer, President and CEO shares eight important trends that will affect insurance risks and claims.
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Top 10 risk-related reads of 2021

The following Top 10 Reads of 2021 reflect the interests and needs of Ontario’s Architects to improve their knowledge and understanding of risks associated with architectural practice.
News & Announcements Risk Mitigation

Client Vaccination Mandates – Before You Sign on the Dotted Line during COVID-19 – Bulletin #11

COVID-19 SPECIAL BULLETIN #11 MATTERS DESERVING IMMEDIATE ATTENTIONCOVID-19 Vaccination Mandates Now that effective COVID-19 vaccines are widely available, the next hurdle is to stop the spread of infection by increasing vaccination rates and limiting physical contact between vaccinated and unvaccinated people. Vaccine mandates help to further this goal. Architects will have noticed that project owners […]
Bulletins COVID-19 / COVID Pandemic Risk Management Series

An Architect’s Architect

Remembering Christopher T. Fillingham, B.ARCH, OAA, FRAIC, AIA (HON), RAIA (HON) and first Chair of the Board of Pro-Demnity Insurance Company.
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Firmness, Calamity and Delight

The Straight Line Newsletter — Issue #16 In this issue, we discuss three important architectural books* that dig deep into the core of architectural practice: the everyday concerns, risks and rewards. What links these books to Pro-Demnity is their focus on risk. Each book has a distinct perspective on the subject (as do we), and […]
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New: Excluded Services Endorsement

Effective January 1, 2022, Construction Phase Architectural Services where the Architect is also providing the Delivery of Construction Services, are no longer covered. The Excluded Services Endorsement bolsters Architects’ provision of usual and customary services.
Bulletins Construction / Construction Management Endorsement Excluded Services Insurance

Wear only your Architect’s hat to keep liability insurance intact

Effective January 1, 2022, Construction Phase Architectural Services are excluded from coverage where the Architect is also providing the Delivery of Construction Services.
News & Announcements Construction / Construction Management Endorsement Excluded Services Insurance

5 things a Pro-Demnity lawyer doesn’t want to hear from an architect

John Little, Partner, Keel Cotrelle LLP Over the years, I have had a great many initial meetings with architects and Pro-Demnity Claims Managers as we start to learn more about the Claim being made against the architect. During those years, I have developed a list of the things I realize I don’t want to hear. […]
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