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    ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE

ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE

ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE A soft spot in the liability market looks to get harder as claims increase By Joseph S. Harrington, CPCU Until now, architects and engineers (A&E) have enjoyed a relatively soft market for professional liability insurance, even as other liability lines have hardened over the past two years. It appears that is changing, however, as claims grow in the A&E sector. “When compared to other

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    RESTAURANT AND BAR INSPECTIONS: VIGILANCE AMID THE PANDEMIC

RESTAURANT AND BAR INSPECTIONS: VIGILANCE AMID THE PANDEMIC

RESTAURANT AND BAR INSPECTIONS: VIGILANCE AMID THE PANDEMIC Locations sitting idle still face risks By Lori Widmer With the current upheaval happening in the restaurant and bar industry, risk management inspections have become increasingly critical. Even restaurants currently sitting idle are facing risks. CEO Lawrence Watson and Patrick Schneider, president and subject matter expert, respectively, of Adaptive Risk Management Services, say shutdown orders had the industry winding down their in-house

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    THE DEVELOPER CONTINUUM

THE DEVELOPER CONTINUUM

THE DEVELOPER CONTINUUM Bringing a risk management approach to the development process By Ben Guzzle “The bigger they are, the harder they fall” is a phrase that presumably originated in boxing, but I tcould have been in the property development business. Development is a lucrative but risky business. The bigger the project, the greater the risk. However, with planning and teamwork, risks can be substantially minimized, so that a project

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    RESIDENTIAL ASSOCIATION INSURANCE

RESIDENTIAL ASSOCIATION INSURANCE

RESIDENTIAL ASSOCIATION INSURANCE It’s anyone’s guess how COVID-I9 will affect coverage for condominium and homeowners associations By Joseph S. Harrington, CPCU Like every other sphere of life,  property and liability insurance for condominium and homeowners associations will be upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Bob and Ed Mackoul, father and son, will witness it from both ends of the risk spectrum. Edward Mackoul, CEO of Mackoul Risk Solutions, indicates that

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    FOCUS ON THE RESTAURANT AND BAR MARKET

FOCUS ON THE RESTAURANT AND BAR MARKET

Specialty Lines Markets FOCUS ON THE RESTAURANT AND BAR MARKET With dining rooms and gathering establishments closed, how has theCOVID-I9 pandemic affected the market? By Lori Widmer In almost every line of business and in nearly every industry, a pandemic changes just about everything. Market predictions from 2019—or even early 2020—are no longer relevant. In fact, the market’s outlook was recast almost instantaneously by an individually defined inflection point. It

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