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Building Blocks - November 2018

Do words have power? Yes, they definitely do. Read the November issue of Building Blocks to understand how certain words can impact your contracts.

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Building Blocks - October 2018

The October issue of Building Blocks is now available. The featured article this month covers Warranties & Guarantees Clauses in your agreements.

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Building Blocks - September 2018

The September issue of BUILDING BLOCKS is available. Contractual Defense Protection - A New Solution for the Old "Duty to Defend" Problem is the topic this month.

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Building Blocks - August 2018

This month in Building Blocks, our topic is Reasons to Maintain and Reveal Your Client's Confidential Information. Please take a moment to leave us a comment or ask a question about this article. Also, be sure send in...

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Building Blocks - July 2018

The topic of the July issue of Building Blocks is about ownership of documents - drawings, specifications, reports, and other documents.

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Building Blocks - June 2018

It's June and we are in the heart of "Construction Season". The June issue of Building Blocks is about complying with laws during design and construction. Be sure to mark your calendar for our upcoming CE Programs...

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Building Blocks - May 2018

The May issue of Building Blocks covers RFI's. Please take a moment to share your thoughts on this month's article and let us know if there is a topic you would like covered in a future issue of our newsletter.

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Building Blocks - 2018 - Issue 2 - April

This month in Building Blocks we discuss Site Photography and be sure to check out the Featured Project by Schooley Caldwell Architects.

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Building Blocks - 2018 - Issue 1 - March

Welcome to the first issue of our A&E Newsletter, Building Blocks. This issue of "Building Blocks" covers records retention in Ohio. Please leave a comment about what topics you would like us to cover in future...

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"Complying with all laws" during design and construction

Design professionals increase their liability when agreeing in contracts to comply with all laws. DesignPro's Eric Pempus addresses the issues and reasons for standing firm on negotiating this out of your contract....

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Indemnification: Limit it to Damages Resulting from “Tort” Claims J. Kent Holland, Jr

DesignPro Insurance is a member of a/e pronet which is an association of insurance brokers dedicated to serving the insurance and risk management needs of design professionals. DesignPro works with design professionals...

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Waiver of Subrogation: A valid defense for Architects and Engineers?

This is a great article written for a/e pronet by James Johnson, Esquire and Travis Smuckler, Esquire. DesignPro Insurance is a proud member of a/e pronet. Click on the link below. http://www.aepronet.org/wp-content/...

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Ownership of Documents and Intellectual Property: Are They the Same or How Do They Differ?

DesignPro Insurance Group is the exclusive broker for RLI Insurance in Ohio. Current RLI/DesignPro clients enjoy monthly webinars that are filed for Continuing education. In conjunction with RLI, we are offering a...

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2015 Pronet Scholarship Winners Selected by the AIA

DesignPro Insurance is a proud member of a/epronet. Check out our scholarship winners selected by the AIA using the link below. We are also working to establish a scholarship for engineers through ACEC. http://www....

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Prevailing Party Perils: Attorney’s Fees’ Clauses in Professional Service Contracts

In the world of claims-related contract clauses for design professional agreements, the indemnity and defense clauses get all the attention. However, lurking in the shadow of the indemnity clause is a menacing cousin...

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