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Design Professionals' Exposure for Design Errors and Omissions

Today, design professionals are being asked to take on greater risk and liability than ever before. For the individual responsible for identifying and evaluating risk for design professionals on a project-by-project basis, complex issues concerning measure of damages, insurance and other potential sources of risk must be understood and examined on every project. This OnDemand Webinar will identify the areas of greatest risk and address how insurance and contractual protections can be used to minimize the exposure of the design professional.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to discuss significant provisions of the 2007 AIA Documents.
  • You will be able to identify areas of greatest risk.
  • You will be able to review exceptions to the Economic Loss Doctrine.
  • You will be able to describe how insurance and contractual protections can be used to minimize the exposure of the design professional.

Runtime: 81 minutes
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Agenda

Design Professional Agreements Generally

  • AIA Agreements (New 2007 Provisions)
  • Allocation of Risks
  • Delineation of Obligations
  • Interpretation of Contracts (Parole Evidence Rule)

Standard of Care

  • Different Examples per State
  • What If No Standard of Care Is Stated in the Contract? (Battle of Experts)
  • Certificate of Merit Statutes
  • Licensing Board Standards
  • Raising the Standard of Care Via Contract

Sources of Liability

  • Cost Estimating
  • Design and Defective Plans
  • Scheduling
  • Construction Administration

Contract Damages

  • Breach of Warranty
  • Third-Party Beneficiaries
  • Consequential Damages
  • Betterment Doctrine
  • Liquidated Damages

Tort Law and Professional Negligence

  • Negligence Per Se
  • Contributory Negligence
  • Economic Loss Doctrine
  • Exceptions to the ELD - Negligent Misrepresentation

Insurance

  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Commercial General Liability Insurance
  • Additional Insured

Contractual Protections

  • Limitations of Liability
  • Indemnification
  • Ownership of Instruments of Service
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OnDemand Webinar

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

G. Edgar "Eddie" James

G. Edgar "Eddie" James

Polsinelli PC

  • Shareholder in the Kansas City office of Polsinelli PC, where he is vice-chair of the national Construction/Energy/Real Estate Litigation practice group
  • Frequent presenter on construction law matters on both the local and national level and recently served on the Governing Committee of the American Bar Association Construction Forum
  • Distinctions include achieving the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, inclusion in Best of the Bar, Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers, and Local Litigation Star recognition by Benchmark Litigation in 2014
  • In the context of bankruptcy cases, Mr. James has advocated on behalf of construction firms in bankruptcy proceedings involving steel companies, refineries, and infrastructure projects
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
Ryan M. Manies

Ryan M. Manies

Polsinelli PC

  • Attorney with Polsinelli PC
  • Licensed architect with more than 10 years of experience in design and construction
  • Previously practiced as an architect in the Kansas City area
  • Represents owners, contractors, design professionals and national associations in various capacities, including contract drafting, contract negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation
  • Member of the Missouri Bar; the Kansas Bar; American Institute of Architects; the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association; and the American Bar Association, Forum Committee on the Construction Industry
  • Previously served as the Laws and Regulations Committee chair for the Mid-America Region of the Design-Build Institute of America
  • Frequent presenter and contributor to numerous professional publications
  • J.D. degree, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law; B.Arch. degree, University of Kansas
  • Can be contacted at 816-374-0508 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 390179
Published 2012
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