For over 50 years Dealey, Renton & Associates (DRA) has helped our firms with their risk management and insurance needs. As part of our ongoing efforts, DRA publishes a monthly newsletter for clients and industry partners on general and professional risk management issues facing design firms.
The following is a summary of our February 2016 newsletter
Liens Can Be Useful Tools For Getting Paid
Gordon & Rees summarizes recent changes in California Civil Code for taking advantage of Mechanics and Design Professionals Liens to receive unpaid fees. Due diligence in the process and timing are critical!
Materials Transparency: What's In The Specified Products
Disclosure of the material content of building products is gaining popularity as the public demands a healthier environment. When materials do not live up to expectations, the blame game begins. Berkley Design Professional explains these exposures and offers suggested contract language.
Business Risks Arising From Social Media Are Expanding Daily!
Social media offers tremendous business opportunities but equally damaging risks if it is abused. ThinkHR reviews the business issues while outlining ideas to manage their impact and how to partner with your employees to promote your firm's interests.
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