Architects/ Engineers Archives - Huntersure

Can Architects be Held Responsible for Construction Mistakes?

Posted on: November 4, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

Architects wear many hats, often being called upon to offer a range of additional services beyond simply designing a new construction project. In fact, architects have unique, professional skillsets that qualify them to conduct evaluations and observations throughout the construction process. These professional assessments can inform the project owner if the construction is following the […] Read More

Insurance Challenges Facing Architects in 2021

Posted on: October 14, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

Architects are generally perceived by the public as rather glamorous and even daring. In the best-case scenario, they meld creativity and big visions with engineering knowledge. However, architectural work involves business matters requiring fierce attention to detail. One facet of working as an architect is purchasing architect professional liability coverage. This matter is not as […] Read More

What Can Engineers be Sued for?

Posted on: July 22, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

When a building’s foundation becomes unstable, can engineers be held liable? If you’re an insurance agent who specializes in engineer professional liability, you probably get this question a lot, especially from clients you’ve worked with for years. After all, they are more likely to face lawsuits involving malpractice and negligence as their client network increases. […] Read More

How COVID Has Altered Engineering

Posted on: February 4, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

The sudden spread of COVID-19 last year changed how we live, work, socialize, travel, and more. It has also altered how the engineering industry thinks about creating long-term solutions in everything from healthcare tools to commercial construction. From building ventilators to making personal protective equipment to thinking of how people will work in an office […] Read More

Soft Skills Essential to Architects

Posted on: January 14, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

Deciding to become an architect is an exciting career choice. It pays well, has a challenging yet thrilling future in answering the call of climate change, and allows professionals to make a lasting contribution to society through design. But not everybody has what it takes to be successful at this complex and technical career. Indeed, it takes […] Read More

How COVID Will Reshape Modern Architecture

Posted on: January 7, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused a disturbance in many different industries and ways of life, the first thing that comes to mind might not be how it’s affected buildings. But in fact, modern architecture firms are leaning into the new normal through updated designs and innovations. The new restrictions placed on society have […] Read More

Top 3 Lawsuits Against Engineers

Posted on: October 8, 2020 by Huntersure LLC.

When it comes to building design and engineering, a simple mistake can cause significant problems down the road. Since engineers are responsible for a building’s design and overall safety, any slip-up could have dire consequences on the public, the workers, and the engineering firm’s reputation and legal status. Lawsuits against engineers related to negligence aren’t rare […] Read More

Architect Insurance: Which Coverages Do They Need?

Posted on: September 24, 2020 by Huntersure LLC.

As an insurance provider for architecture professionals, you know the importance of having the right coverage level to protect against unique risks. Architects are responsible for bringing designs to life from beginning to end, which means they have many risks and liabilities to consider. An architect’s work must meet client expectations, leaving plenty of room for […] Read More

Everything Your Engineer Clients Need to Know About Professional Liability

Posted on: September 10, 2020 by Huntersure LLC.

Engineering clients of all backgrounds all carry the risk of potentially being sued by their clients. From negligence to issues with contracts, engineers, be they mechanical, civil, structural, or environmental, can all be on the wrong end of a legal matter. Regardless of how low risk an engineering client may feel that the services they provide […] Read More

How to Start an Engineering Firm

Posted on: September 3, 2020 by Huntersure LLC.

For engineers, working for themselves instead of having to answer to others is a more attractive venture. From setting their hours to being in more control of their projects, engineers venturing out on their own presents many benefits. But like any personal business venture, there are still some important items to be aware of. Here’s a […] Read More