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The Kansas City Hyatt walkway failure, in the early 1980's, is one of most
prolific of the many examples where the Engineers were responsible for
failures that occurred from a design changes made without their knowledge.

Actually the design change was with their knowledge, they choose not to
check it (even after an architect brought it to their attention). I didn't
read anything in the court case on omission of on-site inspections, but I
only have a brief copy of the court case (final version is 442 pages long).