Posts by Brett

Scope of Services

 Scope of Services In the design professionals industry, a scope of services sets out precisely what services a design professional will be performing on a particular project. A scope of services may be a  particular document, drafted for a particular project, or may be prepared…

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Duty to Defend and Indemnification

Duty to Defend and Indemnification   According to the American Bar Association (HERE), defense and indemnity clauses are routine devices used in construction contracts to shift responsibility for potential risks from one project participant to another. The terms defend and indemnify often appear in…

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“Scope of Services” – Educational Video Series

  “Scope of Services” – Educational Video Series Architectural and engineering services means professional services of an architectural or engineering nature, or incidental services, that members of the architectural and engineering professions, and individuals in their employ, may logically or justifiably perform First in an ongoing series of educational videos put together by a/e…

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Happy International Women’s Day!

   International Women’s Day Year after year, March 8 is celebrated as the International Women’s Day all over the world. The day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women from all walks of life, while highlighting the…

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a/e Pronet

  a/e ProNet is a network of independent insurance brokers specializing in the professional liability insurance and risk management needs of design professionals. Why should I use a specialist insurance broker? Founded in 1988, the original core goals of a/e…

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Time Is of the Essence Clause

Time Is of the Essence Clause A Time Is of the Essence Clause (TOE) is language contained in a contract that specifies that a certain time or date is important. In effect, a time is of the essence clause is saying, “the times…

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