Lecture 12 - Engineering and Law continued Examples of...

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Unformatted text preview: Engineering and Law continued Examples of Engineering Torts Acme Manufacturing Limited Crane Manufacturer ~ Duty to Warn ~ [42] Boatland of Houston vs. Bailey et al. Motorboat Kill Switch ~ Negligence ~ [43] Expert Witnesses who is more credible? persuasive role permitted to express opinions in area of expertise restricted to area of expertise General , R.R.O. Reg. 941, s.77(2)(iii) not express publicly, or while the practitioner is serving as a witness before a court, opinions on professional engineering matters that are not founded on adequate knowledge and honest conviction Engineer Expert Witnesses [42] Contract Law said to be offspring of tort law tort obligations imposed by law, contract obligations are voluntarily created can sometimes contract out of tort liability disclaimer on a sporting event ticket existence of a contract does not remove tort liability unless indicated in contract Contract Law [44] legally binding agreements or promises...
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