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COVID-19 Impact on Construction Litigation

May 04, 2021

Introduction The ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic’s impact on the A/E community has been, at best, unsettling. With due recognition of the countless personal and professional tragedies experienced and to be experienced, here, we will focus primarily on the impact of COVID-19 on construction litigation and some potential contractual tools to consider to mitigate against this […]

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Finding a Resolution Regardless of COVID – The Ohio Courts
Finding a Resolution Regardless of COVID – The Ohio Courts
April 26, 2021

I am currently President of the Ohio Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Our chapter has about eighty members comprising of plaintiff and defense attorneys throughout Ohio. One of the main missions of ABOTA is to protect the right to civil jury trials so we are generally attuned to what is going […]

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Justice Going Virtual — An Opportunity for Innovation from the New York Perspective
Justice Going Virtual — An Opportunity for Innovation from the New York Perspective
April 12, 2021

As legal professionals representing design professionals, we have been grappling with the implications of delayed justice for over a year while trying to balance the safety of clients, jurists, court personnel and lawyers during the pandemic. The pandemic, however, presented an opportunity few could have foreseen — a chance to modernize an archaic system, riddled […]

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By The Numbers: Engineering & Architecture Industry Profile
By The Numbers: Engineering & Architecture Industry Profile
February 17, 2021

The following is a by the numbers report from the ACEC Research Institute as of the end of 2019. These numbers speak loudly and lays out just how impactful the Engineering & Architecture industry is, and how it contributes to the overall GDP. Download here.  

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Forging Ahead in a Post-Pandemic World
Forging Ahead in a Post-Pandemic World
October 08, 2020

By Sandip R. Chandarana, Director, Professional Underwriters Agency As we continue to navigate the most extensive shift in the economic landscape that many of us will ever experience, the industries we work in and interact with on a regular basis will continue to change. Architecture and engineering firms have been particularly impacted with designers, contractors […]

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Malpractice Statute of Limitations Applied to BOC Claims
Malpractice Statute of Limitations Applied to BOC Claims
September 24, 2020

Malpractice Statute of Limitations Applied to Breach of Contract Claims Asserting Negligent Supervision but Indemnification Obligations Extend Time for Filing Suit By J. Kent Holland, Jr., ConstructionRisk, LLC Statute of Limitations for causes of action for negligent supervision and breach of engineering contract are both deemed professional malpractice claims subject to a three-year statute of […]

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Lynda Colucci will be the New Executive Director
Lynda Colucci will be the New Executive Director
August 17, 2020

I am pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of a/e ProNet has selected Lynda Colucci as our next executive director.  She will be assuming the position effective December 1 after her retirement from current employment.  On behalf of the board and members of the Association, I am pleased that Lynda has agreed to […]

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Project Certification and Closeout in a Virtual COVID World and After
Project Certification and Closeout in a Virtual COVID World and After
May 11, 2020

David A. Erickseni Severson & Wersonii April 22, 2020 As we experience and emerge from “the great shutdown” of 2020, things have and will change in all aspects of life – including the design and construction process. Nowhere in the design and construction interface and transformation has the impact been greater than with respect to […]

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WalkerHughes Named Indiana's 2019 'Agency of the Year'
WalkerHughes Named Indiana's 2019 'Agency of the Year'
January 31, 2020

The Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana selected WalkerHughes Insurance as the recipient of their prestigious 2019 ‘Agency of the Year’ award. Presented to a member agency that exemplifies leadership and innovation within the system and top-level customer service, both the nomination and selection speak volumes to the respective industry colleagues and competition have for an […]

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2019-2020 Winners Announced - a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship
2019-2020 Winners Announced - a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship
June 24, 2019

Above:  Thomas G. Coghlan, a/e ProNet’s AIA Scholarship Chair and Michael Manfredi, FAIA, founder of WEISS MANFREDI ARCHITECTS presenting scholarship recipient Vardhan Mehta with a certificate recognizing his being awarded the a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship in New York on June 3, 2019.   At the end of May, the American Institute of […]

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