Economic Loss Doctrine Bars Claim against Engineer Individually

By J. Kent Holland, Esq. ConstructionRisk Counsel, PLLC Where a project owner filed suit against both the engineering firm, and the individual engineer that designed a post foundation for a fabric-roofed farm building, the negligence action against the individual...

Contracts for Design Professionals – 1

Course slides: Contracts for Design Professionals – Module 1 This is Module 1 of a 9 module class that may be taken for AIA Continuing Education credit. Discussion of the following contract clauses: Advertising, Americans with Disabilities Act, As-Built...

Contracts for Design Professionals – 3

Contract Guide for Design Professionals – module 3 of 9 modules. Discussion of the following contract clauses: Environmental Conditions, Green Design, and Standard of Care. Registered with the American Institute of Architects. Any combination of three modules...

Engineer Can be Sued for Breach of Warranty of Professional Services

Pulte Homes sued the engineering firm that performed certain engineering and testing services for a building site on which it built a home.  It alleged that the home developed structural problems after construction due to deficiencies in the engineer’s site work and...