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AMES & GOUGH TO OFFER EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SERVICES FOR SMALL AND MID-SIZED EMPLOYERS

AMES & GOUGH TO OFFER EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SERVICES FOR SMALL AND MID-SIZED EMPLOYERS

WASHINGTON, DC, January 10, 2022 – Ames & Gough, a leading insurance broker and risk management consultant specializing in serving design professionals, law firms, associations/nonprofits and other professional service organizations, today announced it will now offer employee benefits services in addition to its professional liability, property/casualty and risk management capabilities. The firm appointed Justin Gough as vice president to lead the new initiative.

Avoiding Coverage Issues When Admitting Responsibility

Avoiding Coverage Issues When Admitting Responsibility

Here’s the scenario: An issue arises during construction that originates from a design problem, and as a result, there will be an associated change order by the contractor. Although this situation has not given rise to a formal claim, the firm believes the costs associated with the change order are likely to be well within the standard of care or the professional liability deductible.

What Does a Reservation of Rights Mean?

What Does a Reservation of Rights Mean?

Here’s the scenario: a problem arises on a project, either a claim or pre-claim that prompts you to report the matter to your professional liability carrier. Within the first couple of weeks following the notice, you’re likely to receive a very ominous letter that tells you all the things that your professional liability policy may not cover.

Association and NonProfits – Best Practices for Board Orientation

Association and NonProfits – Best Practices for Board Orientation

The board of directors plays a vital role in establishing and maintaining the organizational structure of a nonprofit. This elected group oversees the organization’s activities and meets periodically to discuss and vote on business affairs.

Given the critical role board members play in an organization’s overall success, these individuals need to be up-to-speed on the organization’s mission and goals. That’s where board orientation comes into play

Heightened Insurance Requirements

Heightened Insurance Requirements

In an opinion column for The Zweig Letter, Rob Hughes, senior vice president and partner, Ames & Gough provides tips and strategies for AEC firms to navigate the challenges of responding to higher professional liability insurance requirements during a hard commercial insurance market. In addition to providing insights on what’s driving the requirements, he shares tips for negotiating these demands with project owners, as well as insurance options that might help AEC firms control premium costs while meeting contractual coverage requirements.

AMES & GOUGH APPOINTS HOLLIE MILLER AS ACCOUNT MANAGER FOCUSING ON LAW FIRMS, ASSOCIATIONS AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS

AMES & GOUGH APPOINTS HOLLIE MILLER AS ACCOUNT MANAGER FOCUSING ON LAW FIRMS, ASSOCIATIONS AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS

WASHINGTON, DC, September 13, 2021 – Ames & Gough, a leading insurance broker and risk management consultant specializing in serving design professionals, law firms, associations/nonprofits and other professional service organizations, today announced the appointment of Hollie Miller as account manager, focusing on law firms, associations and not-for-profits.

Webinar: ASSOCIATIONS and The Importance of Your Insurance Program

Webinar: ASSOCIATIONS and The Importance of Your Insurance Program

September 29, 2021 | 2 PM EST – 3 PM EST: Many associations believe they’re fully covered by their insurance policy. Often, they find out the hard way that they’re not. Exclusions, for example, create gaps that must be covered by a separate policy (like professional liability). It’s important to review your own program before it’s too late.

This upcoming free event will be an “insurance 101” for associations, specifically, and how they can make sure they are covered for their risk and exposure.

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