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Nevada Supreme Court Extends Design Professional Economic Loss Rule Defense to Negligent Misrepresentation Claims on Commercial...

In 2009, the Nevada Supreme Court (“NSC”) applied the economic loss rule to bar claims of professional negligence by design professionals in commercial construction projects, ruling that “[i]n the context of engineers and...more

Construction Contracts: Best Practices for Minimizing Risk

Reducing risk starts before the ground is broken on a construction project. Construction contracts are unique in that they anticipate change will occur during the project for a multitude of reasons. However, not even the...more

Defining the Architect's and Engineer's "Standard of Care"

This article discusses the legal "standard of care" for architects, engineers, and other design professionals on construction projects....more

"Am I Covered?" Insurance Considerations for the Design Professional "Going Green"

The emergence of green building and sustainable design has introduced the world of building construction to new territory in the realm of energy savings and design implementation requiring new innovations in project delivery....more

Repose Re-Examined: When Does the Period Begin to Run?

The Statute of Repose, N.J.S.A. 2A:14-1.1, was enacted in 1967 in an attempt to limit the liability of designers and contractors. In nearly as many years since its enactment, judicial interpretations have examined and...more

The Green Architect

"Going Green" may mean increased liability for architects and other design professionals. While architects, as well as other design professionals, are held to the standard of care of the average architect practicing in the...more

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