OCTOBER is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cyber Liability

Just about any organization that uses technology to do business faces a cyber risk. In fact, three of our clients have recently been hit by Ransomware, a type of virus that encrypted the firms’ data, and a ransom to be paid in Bitcoins was demanded by the hackers. This type of coverage is designed to mitigate losses from a variety of cyber incidents, such as data breaches, infringement of copyright, and network damage. As technology becomes ...

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Siefert Associates and the Providence I-95 Viaduct Demolition

Our client, Siefert Associates prepared the plans for the demolition of the existing southbound I-95 viaduct in Providence, Rhode Island. The bridge deck is being removed with excavators positioned on the structure. The post-tensioned steel girders will be removed with a variety of equipment [excavators, loaders, and cranes] on grade below the bridge once all the deck has been stripped.
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2021 Maloney & Company Risk Management Series Calendar

 

Join Us For Our Virtual 2021 Risk Management Series

  • March 25 – Lessons Learned From Litigation Against Design Professionals
  • April 22 – 2021 Contract Review Guide – Tips and Suggestions
  • May 20 – The Standard of Care
  • June 24 – Be Social, Not Liable: Navigating Social Media Usage in the Workplace
  • September 23 – The Risk Spectrum of Construction Phase ...
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Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)

With employees heading back to work, back to job sites and the increased traveling we wanted to make sure that you are aware of the Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) coverage.

EPLI is designed to protect you in the event of claims arising from employment practices including wrongful termination, harassment, age discrimination and other related charges such as emotional stress, defamation and right to privacy violations. Employment related risks are becoming more prevalent in today’s workplace, and the ...

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Additional Resources As Firms Transition Back Into Offices

Thank you to all who attended and participated in our webinar on Answers to Your COVID-19 Questions today.

Mike Maloney offered some additional resources during the webinar as firms transition to get employees back into offices.  Here are the website addresses:

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/insight-reopening-the-workplace-a-preliminary-guide-for-employers

https://www.backtoworktoolkit.com/

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Insurance help during this period of quarantine

There is a TON of information out there, and some of the information seems to be changing daily in response to new legislation. You may have had staff asking about coverage due to quarantine, illness, or a need to care for children who are sick, or have to be home due to school and daycare closures.

One area that seems to be changing for the better seems to be a broadening of disability benefits and paid family leave ...

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As we begin our 20th year in business…

As we begin our 20th year in business, I want to thank all our loyal clients for making it such a pleasure to come to work each day!  When I describe you to my friends and associates, I typically ask them, who else gets to work with the type of clients that I do?  Our design clients are creative, intelligent, educated, interesting, honest and nice.  I feel so fortunate to have spent the past 20+ years helping ...

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Congratulations to our client Rob Sanders Architects, LLC


18th Century Homestead Reclamation/Rob Sanders Architects

Congratulations to our client Rob Sanders Architects, LLC.   They were recently presented by AIA Connecticut and the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, the Elizabeth Mills Brown Award. The award recognizes projects that are noteworthy both as respectful preservation of historic places and as excellent architectural designs.

The Hillhouse-Sallembien circa 1765 colonial house is notable not only for its architectural ...

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Drones and the City

Drones seem to be everywhere in our lives, and they are beginning to make their way into the professional setting for architects and engineers as well.  That is, it’s emerging in some cities while others are a bit slower to change for several reasons.  New York City is one of those cities slow to embrace this change as reported by the Wall Street Journal.  The path to legalizing drone use within the city has been 18 ...

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A Closer Look at Professional Liability / Errors and Omissions

 

The insurance that protects your company in the event that a client alleges you made a mistake that caused them a loss is extremely important. For dentists and doctors, this is called malpractice insurance. For design professionals, this is called Professional Liability, Errors and Omissions, or E&O coverage. Whatever you wish to call it, it covers the errors (or omissions) that your company has made, or the errors that your client perceives your company has made.
As ...

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