Land surveyors determine the size and boundaries of a piece of land or property.
Key exposures for Land Surveyors
- Not being able to identify property boundaries.
- Carelessness in management of records.
- Negligence in Inspection of land.
- Negligence in making of maps, files, charts, and reports.
- Failure to report any encroachments on property boundaries to clients.
- Providing flawed documents for survey, design and building projects for clients.
Why do Land Surveyors need Professional Indemnity Insurance?
Duties and responsibilities of Land Surveyors include:
- Researching legal boundaries of a property via public records and other documents, such as deeds, legal records and maps
- Conducting records management activities
- Performing historical and legal land ownership research
- Inspecting land
- Conducting standard calculations to identify areas, elevation and volumes of field survey notes
- Conducting basic calculations using field note data
- Providing reliable and superior quality documents for survey, design and building projects for clients
- Investigating any encroachments on property boundaries and reporting these to clients
- Determining property boundaries when definitive legal documentation is not available
- Making maps, files, charts, and reports
Even the most experienced Land Surveyors can find themself in a dispute with a client over an error or through negligence. Having Professional Indemnity Insurance protects them in the event of a claim by covering legal defence costs and any damages payable.
Why purchase your Professional Indemnity Insurance through Express Insurance?
With Express Insurance, you can source a PI quote in seconds, and have the option of adding Public Liability Insurance. You can then proceed to buy the insurance and produce your Certificate of Insurance in minutes, or alternatively save the quote back to your email account for buying later.
And we save your details on Renewal of your insurance, making the process of renewing your PI Insurance even easier and quicker.
Throughout your experience with us our team of highly experienced PI specialists are a phone call away!
Please Note: Coverage under the policy will be subject to the particular circumstances relating to a claim and the full terms and conditions of the policy.
PI premiums are determined by your Turnover and PL Premiums by the number of staff under your employ. All insurers charge a minimum premium .
We believe we have negotiated highly competitive premiums this class of insurance, and will continue to monitor premium levels available in the market to ensure this remains the case.
Premiums vary between states as a result of differing stamp duty rates, however our minimum Total Premiums for Professional Indemnity start from $602 (incl. GST).
We have designed the Insurance application process so it only takes an average of 5 minutes to complete your application. In most cases your application will be instantly approved online, and you can print your Confirmation of Insurance to prove that you have the requisite cover in place... It's that easy!! All other documentation, such as your tax invoice, policy schedule and wording will be emailed directly to you for your records.
If the policy can't be issued immediately because we require further information, we will contact you generally on the same day.
Approximately one month prior to the renewal of your policy you will receive a renewal reminder email with a link that will allow you to review your previous years cover and renew the policy even quicker!
* We have minimized the number of referral situations so that most applications will be automatically accepted. However, if for example you have prior claims we will contact you to facilitate completion of your application personally with the Insurer.
Your Public Liability Insurance policy is arranged by Express Insurance acting as an agent of Berkley Insurance Australia, a registered business name of Berkley Insurance Company (ABN 53 126 559 706) and part of the W.R.Berkley Corporation.
Berkley Insurance Australia underwrites a significant portfolio of general insurance business in Australia. They are fully authorised and regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulator Authority (APRA) which is the prudential regulator of the Australian financial services industry.
The financial strength rating of Berkley Insurance Australia is "A+ (Strong)" by Standard & Poor's.
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We will work with you to ensure that claims are handled in a professional manner and that you get a fair outcome from the Insurer. The first step is to lodge your claim as outlined below.