Responsibility for Public Safety and the Obligation of Client Confidentiality

TitleResponsibility for Public Safety and the Obligation of Client Confidentiality
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1990
AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC, National Academy of Engineering, OEC, National Society of Professional Engineers, Board of Ethical Review,
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
AbstractTenants sue their building's owner, and the owner employs an engineer who finds structural defects not mentioned in the tenants' lawsuit. Issues of public safety versus client confidentiality. Includes references to the NSPE Code of Ethics, and a link to the original case brought before NSPE's Board of Ethical Review.
URLhttp://onlineethics.org/cms/14284.aspx
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