Limitation of Liability Clause Helps Geotechnical Engineer Avoid $9.6 Million Verdict

by Michael C. Loulakis, President, Chief Executive Officer; Capital Project Strategies, LLC, Reston, VA,,
Lauren P. McLaughlin, Attorney; Briglia McLaughlin, PLLC, Vienna, VA,,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2017, Vol. 87, Issue 11, Pg. 14-15

Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: A court case between a residential developer and a consulting engineering firm shows why limitation of liability clauses are critical to successful risk management.

Subject Headings: Consulting services | Liability | Risk management | Geohazards | Court decisions | Engineering firms

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