California Expands the Duty of Professional Consultants

Professional consultants and sub-consultants provide essential services to a Project during its planning, design, construction, and acceptance. In some jurisdictions, they enjoy protections from liability for “economic losses” if they are not in a contract with the person or entity claiming damages for the consultant’s negligence. On the other hand, consultants are often held accountable for negligence where personal injury or property damages result from the negligence.     Read more……….


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