FRI-C01: Uncharted Waters: Liability Risks of (In)action in the Face of Climate Change
What are the potential legal implications of failing to adapt to climate risk? When we do act, what is the standard of care when guidelines are in flux? This panel considers the evolving case law related to frightening liabilities designers may face—from clients, future owners, and the public.
Energy Conservation / Renewable Energy
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. To understand the evolving legal basis for liability related to climate change 2. To manage risk when the standard of care is unclear 3. To understand how following client direction may not protect from third-party liability 4. To leverage liability risk to encourage clients to embrace resilient design practices.
Eric Kramer, ASLA; Deanna Moran, n/a; Elena M.. Mihaly; ;
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