Questions tagged [liability]

Use this tag for questions about the legal and financial liability of engineers and engineering firms, including historical suits and judgments. Questions about ethical and licensing issues should consider using the "ethics" or "licensure" tags instead.

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Do structural engineers carry insurance for catastrophic errors?

A friend of mine is a structural engineer and he often complains to me about how little sleep he gets at night worrying over whether or not he accounted for all the little details involved in his ...
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What is an engineer's liability for code changes that occur after submitting a design?

What if any liability would an engineer have in the following situation? This is specifically in reference to engineering within the USA. An engineer produces a design and plans that meet the ...
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