Is it Time for an Affidavit of Merit Requirement Against Design Professionals in New York?
Partner Lee Sacket deliberates the pros and cons of implementing an Affidavit of Merit requirement in New York to weed out frivolous lawsuits against design professionals.
Why Design Professionals Should Request the Inclusion of Limitation of Liability Clauses in Their Project Agreements
Partner Keith J. Stevens emphasizes how limitation of liability clauses serve to significantly reduce the exposure of design firms and their insurers.
Camps are Not Immune to the Immunization Debate
With the increase in cases of vaccine-preventable diseases, the diversity that makes camp so special could also complicate a serious health and legal issue, if not carefully navigated by the camp.
When Fido Attacks: Defending Your Best Friend and Yourself Against Dog Bite Claims
Partner Keith J. Stevens discusses how knowledge of the dog bite laws could help pet owners avert potentially devastating consequences.
The Three Cs Every Architect Should Rely Upon to Minimize the Risk of Danger
Keith Stevens discusses how architects can rely on contracts, building codes and consultants to protect the public, and secure the added benefit of protection from potential lawsuits and other claims.
The Expansion of Rights for Child Sex Victims: What You Need to Know!
Lee Sacket discusses how the camping industry should be proactive in response to The Child Victims Act which expands the rights of sex victims.
Key Factors that Design Professionals Should Consider in Client Selection
Douglas Halstrom emphasizes that client selection is the most important factor in avoiding risk for the design professional.