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Markel has an experienced architects and engineers professional liability underwriting team committed to providing a wide array of insurance solutions.

  • Broad definition of professional services
  • Choice of defense counsel
  • Coverage can be written on either a primary or excess-of-loss basis


Design professionals domiciled in the US who design/build services, draftsmen and expert witnesses, landscape architecture, and urban planning.


Construction professionals and project managers.


Engineers including civil, electrical, forensic, HVAC, mechanical, structural, surveyors, as well as testing laboratories.

Coverage includes punitive or exemplary damages where allowed by law

Technology-based and computer network security coverage

Predecessor firm coverage

Joint-venture coverage limits available

ADA/FHA/OSHA regulatory actions reimbursement extension

Defendants reimbursement

Disciplinary proceedings reimbursement

Value engineering and its risk implications for design professionals

Architects and engineers are under pressure to ensure that construction project budgets stretch further than ever before. But substituting less-expensive materials and methods can come with risk.
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