In a message dated 2/22/00 9:48:54 PM Pacific Standard Time, SDGSE(--nospam--at)aol.com
<< << Thus, because the design does not fall below the standard of
care( provided the design is a safe design equal to or superior to what
provided) the EOR is not negligent, hence not liable. >>
Correct me if I am wrong, but in your earlier posts you wrote that the EOR
not liable even if the design was below the minimum code standard, provided
the engineer's design did not cause the damage.
Oshin Tosounian, S.E. >>
Both points are true!
The EOR wil be liable only for those damages "actually" caused by his
However, note that even if the design was "inadequate" but DID NOT cause any
damages, the EOR is not liable ( no damages).