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RE: Statute of Limitations

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I would recommend that you throw all that stuff away. If anybody ever does
want to sue you, they will just use it for ammunition. Have you ever done a
set of calcs that you didn't find a mistake or two in later, or wish you had
checked one more thing? Make them work for it! Those old calcs in the attic
are just loaded pistols waiting to be misused.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Persing [mailto:jpersing(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Friday, March 17, 2000 12:11 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: RE: Statute of Limitations


I guess I should have made myself more clear.  I have an attic full of
structural engineering design documents, mostly from Arizona, ranging from
10 to 20 years old.  My question is how long should I expect to have to
retain those documents if I ever have to defend myself regarding the design
of any of those projects?  About 10 years ago Arizona had no statute of
limitations for professional engineers but some proposals were in process in
the state legislature.  Did any of those ever pass and, if so, what were


-----Original Message-----
From:	Roger Turk [mailto:73527.1356(--nospam--at)]
Sent:	Thursday, March 16, 2000 8:55 PM
To:	seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject:	Statute of Limitations


Statute of limitations for what?

A. Roger Turk, P.E. (Structural)
Tucson, Arizona

Jim Persing wrote:

>>Does anybody know what the statute of limitations is for Arizona?