Professional Indemnity


Interior Designer

Industry Segment

Architect & Engineering Services

Claim Description

A client hired an interior designer for a property renovation project. After the client chose a bathroom floor tile, the designer confirmed their selection and specifications with the project builder, who ordered the tile and installed it.

During a project walkthrough upon completion, the client discovered that the wrong tile had been used. The designer reviewed their communications with the client and discovered that they had given the builder incorrect information about the tiles.


The insurer paid out a total of $25,000 to correct the mistake.

The provision of the claims examples are for illustrative purposes only and should not be seen as an indication as to how any potential claim will be assessed or accepted. Cover for a claim will depend on the specific circumstances around the loss and would be subject to the terms and conditions of the policy concerned.

As with any insurance, cover will be subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions contained in the policy wording. The information contained in this email is general only.  Coverage for claims on the policy will be determined by the insurer, not BizCover for Brokers, and will depend on the specific facts and circumstances involved.

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