Legal and Liability Issues in Geotechnical Engineering

Richard J. Fragaszy (Editor), Timothy D. Stark (Editor)

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Proceedings of Geo-Frontiers 2005, held in Austin, Texas, January 24-26, 2005. Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 6 papers on legal and liability issues in geotechnical engineering from expert witnessing to techniques for reducing the ubiquitous liability. Topics include: identifying the standard of care; litigation involving a landslide; litigation involving differing site conditions; alternative dispute resolution techniques; techniques for managing potential liability; potential liability involving segmental retaining walls and reinforced soil; and slopes.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherAmerican Society of Civil Engineers
ISBN (Print)9780784407844
StatePublished - 2005
EventGeo-Frontiers 2005 - Austin, TX, United States
Duration: Jan 24 2005Jan 26 2005

Publication series

NameGeotechnical Special Publication


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