Environmental Impairment Liability (EIL) Insurance

Legal Liability of Hazardous Waste Generators

Insurance Practices of Utility Contractors
The experiences and practices concerning construction-related insurance were the focus of a nationwide survey conducted with utility contractors. The survey obtained information related...

Is the Risk Insurable?
There has been a recent alarming increase in both the frequency and severity of the claims being brought against civil engineers and other professionals. The basic Architects and Engineers...

Section 4, Legal Aspects

Professional Liability and the Use of Computers

Panel Discussion

Should an Engineer be Allowed to Moonlight After Hours—
The ramifications of moonlighting after hours by the engineer are complex and adversely affect his regular employer, client, himself, the profession, and society-at- large. By soliciting...

Legal and Insurance Trends in Engineering
This paper describes the attitudes of society today on the use of litigation to collect financial compensation for alleged damages in product liability and professional liability situations....

Earthquake Prediction: A Socioeconomic View
The advent of earthquake prediction technology spells opportunities and problems for engineers. Following a brief discussion of the technology of prediction, seven major issues are identified...

1979 ASCE Salary Survey
This is the fifteenth in the series of biennial salary surveys conducted by ASCE. Salary data is reported on six major civil engineering employment categories: (1)Consulting; (2)construction;...

Guidelines for Successful Construction Management
Some of the somewhat controversial and undefined areas of the Professional Construction Management approach are reviewed. The discussion and suggested guidelines include the assignment...

Public Engineers: Accountability Without Liability
The laws and rules that govern the responsibilities of engineers continue to undergo change, but engineers are still held responsible for their work. A review is made of the grounds on...

Day-to-Day Management of Large Engineering Projects
Large projects requiring the pooling of engineering resources are becoming more common and give rise to various consortium and joint-venture arrangements. Such multi-firm ventures are...

Liability Implications for Low Volume Rural Highways
Sovereign immunity of local governments has been diminishing. Tort liability plagues local governments and imposes heavy financial burdens. Actions may be taken by the highway engineer...

Tort Liability and the Highway Engineer

Tort Liability as a Safety Incentive

Legal Aspect of Expansive Soils

Weather Modification Operations: The Legal Considerations

Forecasting Housing Requirements in a College Town
A simple housing projection model that employs the economic-base and gravity-interaction theories is presented, and the results are compared with those of a parallel study that incorporates...

 

 

 

 

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