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 May 2018 newsletter
Design-Build Primer: Contractor-Led Projects Have Risks of Their Own
Industry trends point to design-build projects increasing as Owners continue to pursue a streamlined approach to their projects. Dealey Renton provides a primer on four common contract approaches including a few risk management pointers for design-build pursuits.
Building a Foundation for Successful Mediation
Becoming the subject of a professional liability dispute is something no firm desires, and many are unprepared for. Coordination with the firm's insurer is just as important as addressing the dispute resolution clause in the firm's contract. Beazley provides a quick and important article on how to make mediation a success.
Workplace Incidents: Investigation Best Practices
A workplace incident may be first evidence of a company problem that could affect your employees' safety and productivity, as well as your profitability. The Hartford provides best practices for developing investigation protocols to determine the 'what' and the 'why', in an effort to reduce future incident frequency.
If you would like more information on the topics above, contact us or call us at 626-696-1897.
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