Managing Your Project: Evaluate by Phase

Evaluating a project opportunity requires careful consideration of the risks. Browse here for information on condos and international projects as well as claims studies by project type, discipline, service type, and other miscellaneous topics to help you make the right "go" or "no go" decisions for your firm.

Claims Studies

By Project Type

By Discipline

By Service Type

By Problem Area/Miscellaneous



          Brownstone House

          Project Risk Matrix

          Risks on all projects need to be calculated and managed carefully to avoid professional liability claims.

          Project Risk Matrix

          Evaluating a project opportunity includes evaluation of the desired method of project delivery. Browse our risk management resources to help you make the right decision for your firm.


          Public-Private Partnerships (P3s)

          Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

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            Public-Private Partnerships

            With state and local governments across the nation struggling financially, many are turning to new ways to fund the upfront costs associated with the design and construction of horizontal and vertical infrastructure. One of those new ways involves private financing of public infrastructure.

            Ten Things You Should Know
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            Contract Language & Manufacturer Representations

            Few design professionals have the ability to independently test and analyze substances, to verify the performance of a manufactured product, and to predict the longevity of a specified component.

            Contract Language & Manufacturer Representations
            Materials Transparency

            Materials Transparency

            Requiring materials transparency encourages assessment of the potential lifecycle health and environmental impacts posed by the use of products.

            Risks in Materials Transparency Movement

            If you are providing construction contract administration services, be aware of your responsibilities, such as construction observation, site safety, submittal reviews, and more. Browse these risk management resources to help you navigate some of the more common trouble spots.

            Construction Phase

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            Observation or Inspection of Work

            During the execution of the design in the construction phase, the design professional neither supervises nor directs construction.

            Observation or Inspection of Work

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