Contractual Transfer of Risk for Professionals: Mastering Indemnity, Insurance and The Standard of Care
Speaker: Ryan Kohler, Collins Collins Muir + Stewart
Ryan Kohler is an attorney based out of Southern California that works extensively in the architecture and engineering world, with a practice focus on focuses on professional liability, contract and transactional negotiation, business litigation, and construction law. He has counseled parties on a wide range of issues including contract formation, risk management, and claim or fee resolution in trials, arbitrations, and administrative hearings regarding licensing issues with the State of California.
After four years in the U.S. Air Force and then undergraduate school, Ryan moved west to attend the University of Southern California School of Law, graduating in 2005. He is admitted to the California state and federal Bars, and is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar and Pasadena Bar Association. His recent publications include What to Do When the California Architects Board Comes Calling, Contract LOL – No Laughing Matter, and Standard of Care and Code Compliance.
This webinar focuses on legal elements of claims made against design professionals. Topics discussed vary from the fundamentals of negligence, how the law applies standard of care, how to strengthen your standard of care contract language and indemnity.
By the end of this webinar attendees will:
- Learn how your contract can change your professional standard of care;
- Understand how the standard of care is applied in negligence claims and lawsuits;
- Define what indemnity and the duty to defend means in their contract;
- Understand contractual risks transfers of indemnity and insurance.
Download the slides to this presentation HERE.
This webinar is part of our AE Risk Management Certification Program which allows design professionals the opportunity to be proficient in key risk management and loss prevention techniques unique to their profession. For more details or to participate in the certification program visit hallandcompany.com/Certification-Program.