(225 ILCS 315/11.5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
(a) Any individual licensed under this Act as a landscape architect is liable for his or her negligent or willful acts, errors, and omissions and any shareholder, member, or partner of any entity that provides landscape architecture services through an individual licensed under this Act is liable for the negligent or willful acts, errors, and omissions of the employees, members, and partners of the entity. Eligible claims of liability may be covered under a qualifying policy of professional liability insurance, as set forth in subsection (b) of this Section, maintained by an individual or entity.
(b) A qualifying policy of professional liability insurance must insure an individual or entity against liability imposed upon it by law for damages arising out of the negligent acts, errors, and omissions of the individual or of the licensed and unlicensed employees, members, and partners of the entity.
The policy may exclude coverage of the following:
(1) a dishonest, fraudulent, criminal, or malicious
act or omission of the insured individual or entity or any stockholder, employee, member, or partner of the insured entity;
(2) the conducting of a business enterprise that is
not landscape architectural practice by the insured individual or entity;
(3) the conducting of a business enterprise in which
the insured individual or entity may be a partner or that may be controlled, operated, or managed by the individual or entity in its own or in a fiduciary capacity, including without limitation the ownership, maintenance, or use of property;
(4) bodily injury, sickness, disease, or death of a
(5) damage to or destruction of tangible property
owned by the insured individual or entity.
The policy may include any other reasonable provisions with respect to policy periods, territory, claims, conditions, and ministerial matters.
(Source: P.A. 96-730, eff. 8-25-09.)