Putting a Lid on Liability

by Ernest C. Brown, Prof. Engr.; Newport Beach, CA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1988, Vol. 58, Issue 7, Pg. 66-67

Document Type: Feature article


In the face of the recent landslide of claims and litigation, limiting your firm's liability sounds impossible. But there are ways to protect yourself, from selling quality, to incorporating, to writing zero risk contracts. The design firms that limit their liability can achieve higher levels of professional and financial success. This article describes 11 suggestions that will help reduce professional liability.

Subject Headings: Sustainable development | Liability | Landslides | Claims | Writing skills | Risk management | Contracts | Financial management

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