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Lessons learned from recent design professional litigation

April 7, 2017

Several court decisions addressing risk and liability could impact your design professional practice.

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J. Kent Holland, J.D., of ConstructionRisk, LLC*, takes a look at some recent court cases involving design professionals and offers his insights on the courts’ interpretations of indemnity clauses, problematic standards of care and safety provisions in contracts. Holland also examines problems with dispute provisions clauses and prevailing party attorney’s fees. Because these court decisions could affect a design professional’s practice, this paper can help address concerns you may have that could arise from similar scenarios.