Professional Indem­nity for Planners

Proper coverage with individual professional indemnity insurance

Architects, engineers and planners are liable when it comes to construction projects. Err on the side of caution with our flexible professional indemnity insurance Zurich Planner.

At a glance

  • You are protected against the financial consequences of claims for damages
  • Zurich works on your behalf to defend against unjustified claims
  • Generous ground-up coverage, attractive package solutions and various add-ons for professional indemnity insurance to meet your specific needs
  • Insurance also covers freelance draftsmen working on projects
  • Professional advisors and effective support if you need to submit a claim, thanks to specialist teams and more than 45 claims inspectors throughout Switzerland
  • Attractive participation in surpluses
  • Coverage for subsequent risks if the business shuts down
  • Service center with 24-hour claims service

In detail

As an architect or construction engineer, your interdisciplinary way of working means that you take on more and more responsibility. In the event of claims being made, you have to take responsibility for your project. This is particularly true of construction projects – minor errors can have major consequences. You can rely on Zurich Planner professional indemnity insurance to clarify all types of claims and defend against those that are unjustified.

Professional indemnity insurance is advisable for the following professions

  • Architects
  • Construction engineers
  • Construction supervisors
  • Building technology engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Surveyors
  • Other planners
  • Planner groups (ARGE)

Comprehensive basic insurance (selection)

  • Covers investment, operational and product risk
  • Employment as a general planner, general contractor or sole contractor
  • Insurance also covers sub-planners and freelance draftsmen working on projects
  • Submission of building and construction plans
  • Insurance also covers environmental damage
  • Coverage for subsequent risks if the business shuts down

Individual supplementary coverage for professional indemnity for planners

  • Damage to and defects in buildings and installations
  • Pure pecuniary losses
  • Benefits are not reduced as a result of gross negligence (except incidents involving the abuse of alcohol, drugs or medications)
  • Employment as real estate appraiser, construction consultant or legal expert
  • Liability insurance for owners of condominium

Specialist claims service with more than 45 inspectors throughout Switzerland

  • You receive professional support when you submit a claim, from notification through to settlement
  • More than 45 claims inspectors are available to support you in person
  • Interdisciplinary team of specialists including lawyers, construction engineers, construction supervisors, architects and specialists qualified in building damage

Good to know

  • Take advantage of our package solutions with frequently requested supplementary coverage at attractive prices, including principal’s liability, legal protection in criminal proceedings, advanced payment of expertise costs, participation in planner groups or items carried
  • Combine your package solution with other supplementary coverage

Our advisory service

Plan and build without any worries thanks to professional indemnity insurance. We would be glad to advise you.

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