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Heffernan Insurance for Engineers, Consultants, and Architects

Many factors go into managing and growing your architecture/engineering firm or solo practice in today’s competitive business environment. One of the most important things to consider is your protection against legal claims for the specialized work you do.

Working with the right engineering and architect insurance broker can mean the difference between being protected against litigation or facing major financial and professional damages.

Heffernan Insurance Brokers has experience in providing customized professional liability insurance for:

  • Architects / Architecture Firms
  • Landscape Architects¬†
  • Engineers
  • Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Land Surveyors and Geographic Mapping
  • Transportation Engineers
  • and more

Get Started with your Architects & Engineers Insurance!

  • Guaranteed quick turnaround
  • Locked-in rates
  • Automatic renewal

Contact your dedicated Heffernan Architect Engineer Insurance Practice Leader

Heffernan Architect Engineer Insurance Practice Leader
New Business Development

Dana Schiller

The Heffernan Difference

The specialized services you perform demand an insurance broker with the expertise in the architects and engineering industries.

Heffernan insurance agents are experts at providing the right professional liability insurance to architects and engineers of all sizes and practices based on first-hand, daily working knowledge of these fields.

Our trained specialists understand the architecture and engineering fields and the ever-changing factors that need to be accounted for in your professional liability insurance. We are also able to provide all other lines of insurance including General Liability, Property, Auto, Workers Compensation, Management Liability, and more.

Our agents know the questions to ask to define the right solution for you, such as:

  • How large is your business?
  • What kind of projects do you perform? In what states do you work?
  • Do you use subcontractors or are you hired as a subcontractor?
  • What kinda of workforce do you have? How many are licensed? Do you fire temporary staff?
  • What kind of clients do you serve?
  • What is the legal landscape of your industry?
  • What is your previous claims experience?

Working with Heffernan means you have an insurance partner you can trust so you can focus on what’s important – growing your business and serving your clients.

Contact Heffernan Insurance today!

What does Professional Liability Insurance Cover?

  • Errors and omissions in the work you perform
  • Negligence in performing your work
  • Misrepresentation of your business

Some scenarios that fall under professional liability insurance for architects and engineers included specifying the wrong building materials, constructions site slip-and fall claims or disputes over billing when the project is done. And, unfortunately, it is common practice to sue anyone associated with a project, even if your firm isn’t remotely responsible. That mean it’s important to protect yourself and your firm from any number of potential actions taken against you.

Professional Liability Insurance

No matter if you are solo consulting engineer or the managing principal in an architectural firm with hundreds of employees, the unique work do and clients you serve requires specialized professional liability insurance from an experienced insurance provider.

Professional liability insurance for architects and engineers is more critical in today litigious society.

Claims for you damages filed against you or your firm – no matter how frivolous – can cause significant financial repercussions to you, your subcontractors or third parties

Your general business insurance will not cover lawsuits for negligence in performing professional services.

Why ARCHITECTS and ENGINEERS need Professional Liability Insurance

In most cases, if you are providing a service such as plans for a new building or advice on how to solve a structural, you need professional insurance to cover mistakes, problems with the finished product or disagreements in payment, among other actions. in many instances, you need professional liability insurance as part of your contract or agreements for work.

Most trade associations, such as the National Society of Professional Engineers, American Council of Engineering Companies and the American Institute of Architects, strongly encourages its members and members’ firms to take a proactive approach to protecting their business through specialized professional liability insurance. These professional organizations are a good resource for research when investigating options and what to look for in an insurance broker.

Your Risk Management Partner

Mitigating the financial risk you and your company could be exposed to is critical to your business’ reputation and success. Architects and Engineers are constantly faced with demanding clients and the need to deliver projects quicker and at lower cost, which can expose you to greater risk and potentially jeopardize your business if you don’t have a risk management strategy.

Our agents build a one-on-one relationship with you to best create a comprehensive insurance solution – from general business liability insurance to workers compensation to auto and more – coupled with professional practice insurance as a part of your complete management strategy. It is increasingly important to take into account all factors that could affect your business and to be prepared with the right level of coverage. These factors can be evident, such as your fiduciary responsibility to deliver a project on time and budget to those emerging threats, such as a breach of data security. Heffernan’s expert agents will review your potential need for world-wide coverage of prior or existing work and different types of employees that you have working for you.

In addition to providing insurance and guidance to architect and engineering firms, Heffernan agents keep up with the industry through continual education, active participation in trade groups and more so we can best serve you.

Go with the Professional Liability insurance Experts. Go with Heffernan.

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