Professional Indemnity



Industry Segment

Architect & Engineering Services

Claim Description

The Insured was engaged to provide architectural services to a residential dwelling including a gate. The Claimant attempted to manually close the automatic metal gates when the gate fell on her. She suffered multiple fractures of her ribs, pelvis scapulae and spine.


The Insurer cover the claim and paid $190,000 in damages along with $40,000 in legal costs.

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As with any insurance, cover will be subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions contained in the policy wording. The information contained in this email is general only.  Coverage for claims on the policy will be determined by the insurer, not BizCover for Brokers, and will depend on the specific facts and circumstances involved.

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