1. What type(s) of information do I need to include regarding litigation?

    In the “Disputes and Litigation” section of your submittal, include:

      • The parties to the lawsuit.
      • The basis of the lawsuit (ex: Breach of Contract, Alleged Surveying Error, Improper Design).
      • The monetary amount claimed/requested.
      • The monetary amount settled/paid.
      • Identify if it is a third party lawsuit.

      Include lawsuits such as:

        • Breach of Contract. Deficient services.
        • Oversight in design / design defects.
        • Defects or deficiencies (ex: You are a Surveyor, and there was a boundary dispute involving a survey you performed.)
        • Errors or omissions.
        • Economic loss due to late completion of your services / delays.
        • Personal injury/death due to negligence regarding your services.
        • Negligence (regarding your services).
        • Negligence in insuring reasonable care during performance of services.
        • Negligence in overseeing projects.
        • Negligence in overseeing maintenance of traffic, if it is specifically your contractual duty.
        • Traffic accidents due to negligence in your design.

        Exclude lawsuits such as:

        • Traffic accidents on or off the project site due to employee being involved in an accident (as the driver of an involved vehicle).
        • Liens/lawsuits filed due to non‐payment (by your client) / Attempts to collect outstanding account receivable.
        • Third party Lawsuits/Lawsuits where you were dismissed from the case because you were not directly involved in the problem.
        • Landlord/tenant lawsuits.
        • Cases where you were granted summary judgment and released from the lawsuit.
        • Improper termination of employment.
        • Negligence cases such as a slip‐and‐fall on your office premises.