August 30, 2018

Design professionals are under assault by those in the construction industry determined to contractually alter the standard of care that applies to these design professionals’ work.

Every design professional and construction contracts comes with its own set of risks. Bu...

May 15, 2018

Technology changed the way we think about everything. Ironically, some of the most technologically advanced professionals – architects and engineers – frequently fail to think about their professional liability risks created by the technology used during the constructi...

November 30, 2017

Construction contracts are unique is some ways among legal contracts. They anticipate and plan for changes during the project not included in the original contract. In fact, some industry surveys suggest the typical commercial project will involve as many as 50 change...

August 23, 2016

DALLAS –The national boutique law firm of Seltzer │Chadwick │Soefje, PLLC announces the addition of 14-year veteran construction, corporate, and litigation attorney Dawn M. Grams Horak as Of Counsel in its Dallas-Plano office.

Ms. Horak becomes the fourth attorney to jo...

March 19, 2016

A wise old lawyer once said: “If you’re not being sued, you’re not making money.”The point he was making was that as a professional’s business grows, it is statistically inevitable litigation will follow.

We partly can blame the rising volume of construction defect laws...

April 27, 2015

Even for the most cautious and conscientious design professionals, mistakes are made. Things go wrong. Disputes arise. It’s a sign of the times that design professionals increasingly are becoming targets for claims and lawsuits.

Litigious clients. Injured parties. Const...