Liability of the United States Under the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. ss 1346(b), 2672-80)

Liability Considerations in State Dam Permit and Inspection Programs (A look at Ohio's Program)

Dams for Others

Liability of Consultants in Dam Investigations

Liability of Public and Private Interests on Dams

Responsibility and Liability of Public and Private Interests on Dams
Proceedings of the Engineering Foundation Conference, Responsibility and Liability of Public and Private Interests on Dams, held in Asilomar Conference Center Grounds, Pacific Grove, California,...

Legal Liability and Highway Design and Maintenance
The threat of liability arising as a result of highway defects has commanded more respect for legal guidelines and dictums. The general rule of law is that a highway traveler using the...

Fifty Years of Construction Law
Consideration is given to the lack of uniformity of contract provisions and the law governing construction contract relationships throughout the United States and to the varying procedures...

Protecting Your Firm against Liability Claims
In recent years, lawsuits against design professionals have sharply increased. One consulting firm in four now faces a liability claim. Many suits result when the same architect, engineer,...

Current Competence: Current Dilemma
ASCE has taken a stand on requirements for renewal of engineering licenses. The statement supports efforts to assure public safety but does not recommend mandatory additional requirements...

Bailey's Crossroads: A/E Liability Test
In March 1973, a 24-story reinforced concrete building under construction at Bailey's Crossroads, Va., partially collapsed causing a total collapse of an adjoining parking...

Law of Catastrophic Events on Offshore Nuclear Facilities

Statutory Requirements and Liability Considerations

Professional Liability Insurance
The paper presents a professional liability insurance program available to the engineer. Also outlined are a liability loss prevention program and future protection plans for the engineer....

Booby Traps for Young Engineers on Construction
The Architect-Engineer's participation in construction contract administration requires an understanding of the problems shared with the contractor. A mutual recognition and...

Legal Aspects of Weather Modification
Weather modification activities produce some interesting legal problems. The problems can be divided into three areas: liability, asserting ownership to increased runoff, and the role...

Business Failures in Construction
The tremendous potential of the construction industry is outlined against a rising trend of failures. These failures are analyzed by type of contractor, the amount of liabilities, and...

Liability for Land Surveyors
Land surveyors must be constantly aware that a clear understanding of their legal responsibilities has a direct bearing on their professional status. Their ability to purchase Professional...

Product Liability — Responsibility of the Engineer

Groins and Effects - Minimizing Liabilities

 

 

 

 

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