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|Publication Type||Case Study|
|Year of Publication||2000|
|Authors||Harris, Charles E., Pritchard Michael S., and Rabins Michael J.|
|Keywords||ENGINEERING , Expert Witness , HONESTY , professional responsibility|
An engineer working as an expert witness discovers that his preliminary analysis as two why several people were injured because of an exploding glass tank of water is most likely wrong. Should he volunteer his new analysis to the attorney who hired him, even though the case has already been lost?
Case from Harris, Charles, Michael Pritchard and Michael Rabins. Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 2000. Available from the Wadsworth website.
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|Abbreviated Case Name||Corrected Estimate|