March Roundtable: Consent to Settlement: A Review of the Recent Supreme Judicial Court Decision


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Jon Cowen gave an in-depth discussion on the Rawan v. Continental Casualty Co. case, recently issued by the Supreme Judicial Court, and how it affects the design community.

Topics included:

  • Protection of design professionals’ reputational interests
  • Impact on the handling of liability claims by professional liability insurers
  • Best practices in responding to claims while maximizing insurance coverage

For a copy of the presentation, click here or please email

Looking for more information in the interim? Click here to check out our article on the decision as well as the Amicus brief filed by the Donovan Hatem team

Please Note: This roundtable was rescheduled to a webinar on behalf of ACEC/MA on Thursday, March 19, 2020. If you have any questions, please email us at