Professional Indemnity


Project Manager

Industry Segment

Architecture and Engineering Services

Claim Description

The Insured was a project manager for the constructions of a group of retirement homes and adjoining clubhouse. The claimant alleged that the Insured caused them to pay a construction invoice for subcontractor fees under the mistaken belief that the entire sum was payable and also that the amount paid exceeded the total amount payable.


The matter went to mediation and the Insurer paid a settlement sum of $750,000 and an additional $100,000 in legal fees.

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