Standard of Care for Engineers - the Jury Instruction (law note)

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I’ve previously talked about the standard of care for design professionals on construction projects.

As you should be aware, the standard is reasonableness, not perfection. To illustrate the point, consider a standard North Carolina jury instruction on the standard of care for engineers:

“Under our law, a professional engineer is required to exercise that degree of care which a professional engineer of ordinary skill and prudence would exercise under the same or similar circumstances, and if the engineer fails to exercise such degree of ordinary skill and prudence under the same or similar circumstances, the engineer’s conduct would be negligence.”

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