Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency Considerations In Design: Professional Liability Risk Issues for Consulting Engineers

By: David J. Hatem, PC and Patricia B. Gary

Climate change, sustainability and resiliency (CCSR) considerations are increasingly becoming important in the design process. Project owners are being presented and challenged with a range of  legally permissible decisions regarding design options reflecting greater or less sensitivity to CCSR considerations. That field of options and range of corresponding owner decisions present professional liability risk issues for consulting engineers.

Read the entire article on page 1 in the Fall edition of ACEC Insights.

Donovan Hatem will be hosting a Roundtable on January 25th on topics relating to Climate Change. Stay tuned for more details.