Autopsy of a claim

Autopsy Definition: a critical examination, evaluation, or assessment of someone or something past. When reviewing the details of a large claim, it is often difficult to pinpoint how things could have been done differently. But after the claim has been resolved, I think it is important for firm leaders to take a step back and... Continue Reading →

Managing the risks of residential projects

My previous blog post warned that residential projects (houses/townhouses, condominiums, and apartments) have resulted in the greatest number of claims against design professionals in the Schinnerer professional liability program. Here are some suggestions for ways to manage the risks of these projects: Select clients based upon their experience, financial strength, ties to the community, and... Continue Reading →

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