UNIT 7 2010-III-25

UNIT 7 2010-III-25 - ENGR 4760U Ethics, Law and...

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Unformatted text preview: ENGR 4760U Ethics, Law and Professionalism for Engineers Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J. Michael Bennett, P.Eng., PMP UOIT Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-2 Change Record 2010-I-06 Initial Creation Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-3 Course Outline 1. The Engineering Profession 2. Ethics 3. Engineering Law 4. Intellectual and Industrial Property 5. Conflict Resolution 6. The Contracting Process 7. Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 8. Occupational Health and Safety 9. Privacy Issues 10. Legal Landmines in E-Commerce 11. International Trade 12. Environmental Laws and Regulations Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-4 Road Map for Unit 7 7.1 Dispute Resolution 7.2 Risk, Responsibility & Dispute Avoidance 7.3 Insurance 7.4 Bonds 7.5 Liens 7.6 Delay and Impact Claims 7.7 Sarbanes-Oxley Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-5 7.1 Dispute Resolution 7.1.1 Litigation 7.1.2 Arbitration 7.1.3 Negotiation 7.1.4 Mediation 7.1.5 Other Dispute Resolution Methods 7.1.6 Expert Witnesses Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-6 Four main methods Litigation Arbitration Mediation Resolution Depends on Nature of the dispute Amount of money involved Remedies sought Willingness of parties to resolve it Nature of the relationships between the parties Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-7 7.1.1 Litigation This is the use of the courts to resolve the issue Judge or jury decides Juries are rare in Canada but common in the US Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-8 Advantages of Litigation Court can enforce its own orders Useful if one party is reluctant (eg won’t pay) Disagreements may not be in good faith Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-9 Disadvantages Costs money, lots of it May need expert witnesses Can take up enormous amounts of time of employees Delay; can be years (example of AIDS) Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-10 Fine-structure of Litigation a) Pleadings b) Counterclaims c) Costs d) Discovery e) Technical Evidence f) Drawbacks of Litigation Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-11 a) Pleadings Term for documents filed with the court Include: Statement of claim Statement of defence Rely Demand for particulars Interrogatories Motions Gives the judge a good idea about the nature of the case Unit 7 Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 7-12 Commencing Litigation Plaintiff drafts a...
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UNIT 7 2010-III-25 - ENGR 4760U Ethics, Law and...

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