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Other Professionals

Drawing upon its extensive experience over the years in working with our core market segments Ames & Gough has organically grown another core area of expertise as a fortunate byproduct. We provide insurance placement and risk management advice for a broad spectrum of businesses in such sectors as technology, management consulting, accounting, professional staffing, and real estate/property management. Whether you provide professional and consulting services to others for a fee, have clients that incorporate your services or content into the products or services they provide to others, or have access to confidential client data, all professionals who provide services to others should carry some level of professional liability insurance.

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Why All The Jury Waivers?

Why All The Jury Waivers?

In the last few weeks, every contract I’ve reviewed has included the waiver of a jury trial.  I used to see them now and then, but the prevalence of them recently seems a new development to me.  While I don’t believe the provision creates a coverage issue, it has me scratching my head… Read More

AMES & GOUGH APPOINTS URI GUTFREUND AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, LAW FIRM PRACTICE

AMES & GOUGH APPOINTS URI GUTFREUND AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, LAW FIRM PRACTICE

WASHINGTON, DC, March 23, 2022 – Ames & Gough, a leading insurance broker and risk management consultant specializing in serving law firms, design professionals, associations/nonprofits and other professional service organizations, today announced the appointment of Uri Gutfreund as a senior vice president focusing on law firms.

What is the Problem with Agreeing to Liquidated Damages?

What is the Problem with Agreeing to Liquidated Damages?

It is commonplace for a liquidated damages clause to be contained in an Owner/Contractor agreement.  This makes sense because the completion date is generally significant to an owner, and the contractor has submitted a price for their work and has agreed in their contract to a completion date.   By the time the contractor is awarded the contract, they usually have the contract documents, and they have used them to price the job and complete a construction schedule.  Once a notice to proceed is issued to the contractor, the contractor controls the schedule… Read More

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