Would you like to minimize costly and destructive problems for little more than a dollar a day? When you’re a subscriber to the AIA Trust LegaLine service, their experts can provide you with information to help negotiate and interpret contracts, manage risks and prevent lawsuits, improve client communication, resolve or mitigate disputes with clients, employees, […]
The Quarterly eNewsletter of The AIA Trust — July 2018
Recently, there have been disputes and judicial decisions addressing the responsibility of architecture firms to understand the composition, performance, and availability of specified products, materials, and systems. In most cases, absent an affirmative statement by the architecture firm that it will determine the attributes of components specified for a design, courts have not unreasonably extended […]
A one-hour webinar sponsored by the AIA Trust in conjunction with Victor O. Schinnerer & Co. will be held on February 10, 2016 at 1 PM eastern to address how architecture firms should handle the complexity of their employment conditions and practices. Participants will earn one AIA Continuing Education Credit.
Sometime around the age of 50 or thereafter, we start to think more seriously about retirement. After all, the kids (if we have them) are out of the house or relatively self-sufficient, we’re at the peak earning stage of our careers, and thoughts of soon having time for whatever we please are becoming more and […]
While disability income insurance is one of the most overlooked types of insurance, it is one of the most important. It can help provide a safety net for unexpected pitfalls in life, such as injury or illness that prevent you from performing your duties and obtaining your normal cash flow. Some frequently asked questions (FAQs) […]
AIA members and their firms can now find qualified A/E Construction Lawyers to help when it’s needed most—in handling a pending claim or another A/E legal matter.
A successful risk management plan requires consideration of exposure, capability, responsibility, and power. Regardless of how a firm positions itself and selects its clients, a carefully crafted risk management program is the basic foundation for a firm’s ultimate survival and a major contributor to a firm’s success and profitability.
Earn 1 HSW Credit The AIA Trust sponsored a one hour Webinar on Managing Professional Exposures as a Small Project Practitioner for 1 HSW Credit, conducted by Frank Musica, Assoc. AIA, Esq. of the Risk Management Department of Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc. Frank offers a wealth of experience in design and management of […]