Atty’s Guide To Construction Professional Liability Coverage

  • May 14, 2018

Allen Wolff is quoted by Law360 in an article providing tips for construction industry players and their attorneys looking to maximize the benefits of their professional liability coverage.  According to the article, under the so-called “consent to settle” clause found in most professional liability policies, policyholders have the final say over whether a case should settle, even when the insurance company is footing the litigation bill. Architects, engineers and other design professionals are often reluctant to settle claims alleging deficiencies in their work, for fear of losing business, according to attorneys. "That can sometimes complicate settlement discussions when design professionals have a strong feeling that they don't want to admit liability,” said Allen Wolff, a construction insurance attorney at Anderson Kill P.C.

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