Lockton Affinity, LLC, Author at Lockton Affinity Architect and Engineer

About Lockton Affinity, LLC

Lockton Affinity, an affiliate of Lockton Companies, was formed in 1987 to meet the dynamic, specialized insurance needs of affinity groups, non-profits, associations and franchises.

How to Avoid Being Sued – 10 Tips from Lockton Affinity

Everyday, architects, engineers, contractors and other design professionals face the prospect of being sued for the work they do on a project. Being sued is not only impactful financially, it also creates stress and worry that can affect your ability to do your best for other clients and projects. Design professionals get sued not only [...]

By | November 30th, 2021|Risk management tips|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation Insurance for Architects and Engineers

Worker injuries aren't a typical risk associated with a design firm's office space the way they are for a builder's job site, but accidents at the office can and do occur. Workers' compensation insurance for architects and engineers is an important coverage that protects your business and your workforce from these incidents and ensures compliance [...]

By | October 21st, 2021|Insurance information|0 Comments

Top 10 Risk Management Tips for Architects and Engineers

For architects, engineers and other design professionals, project work is high stakes. The risk of being sued is ever present, whether you have made a professional mistake or a client merely perceives that you have. Success in the industry often depends as much on managing risks as it does completing projects. Proper risk management practices [...]

By | September 28th, 2021|Risk management tips|0 Comments

Insurance Terms for Architects and Engineers to Know

Learning about professional liability insurance can be time consuming when your specialty is architecture, engineering or another design field. Many of the insurance terms and conditions you'll come across don't come up in everyday conversation, meaning sometimes it feels like you're reading a different language. Understanding a policy's terminology is important for feeling confident about [...]

By | August 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Professional Liability with Contract Reviews

There's an important question that every architect, engineer, contractor and design professional needs to ask themselves—How do I minimize my risk of being sued by a client? Unfortunately, design professionals like you face a real risk of being sued for the work you do on a project if something goes wrong. Even if your work [...]

By | August 4th, 2021|Risk management tips|0 Comments

Contract Reviews for Design Professionals

There's an important question that every architect, engineer, contractor and design professional needs to ask themselves—How do I minimize my risk of being sued by a client? Unfortunately, design professionals like you face a real risk of being sued for the work you do on a project if something goes wrong. Even if your work [...]

5 Secrets to Better Architect and Engineer Risk Management

Specfic Architect and Engineer risk management is an important part of running a design firm. Unfortunately, architects, engineers and other design professionals can and do make mistakes which can lead to a professional liability claim. Professional Liability Insurance coverage can help protect your practice, but only if you understand how your coverage works and follow [...]

By | July 1st, 2021|Risk management tips|0 Comments

Contract Risk Management for Architects and Engineers

For architects, engineers and other design professionals, the contract is one of the most important documents you'll create. A contract communicates in writing the expectations and roles for each party in the project. If problems arise, a good contract will serve as a workable roadmap to solve them, while a bad contract could make matters [...]

Professional Liability Coverage for Architects and Engineers

Every day, architects, engineers, contractors and other design professionals like you risk being sued for the work you do on a project if something goes wrong. Even if your work is perfect, there's still a risk you could be drawn into a lawsuit without the right professional liability insurance protection. Professional liability insurance for architects [...]

By | April 28th, 2021|Insurance information|0 Comments