Case Studies on Risk Management: Lessons Learned

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Start Date:

December 17, 2014 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EST

Summary:

This is the fourth in a series of four independent, yet interrelated webinars intended to help participants understand the tort liability/risk management process. Content will include:

  • Three actual tort claims filed against public road agencies in terms of the facts and theories of liability of each claim.
  • Results of the claim, i.e., jury verdict, out-of-court settlement, etc.
  • Specific risk management lessons learned from each claim in terms of enhancing the safety of transportation systems.

Note: This webinar is for general information purposes. The information contained should not serve as an alternative to legal guidance from your attorney or other professional legal service provider.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the validity of the claim by by presenting the arguments raised by the plaintiffs and arguments raised by the defendants .
  • Recognize the importance of documentation,standards of care and trial exhibits.

Course Credit Requirements:

A course evaluation must be completed. This enrollment and the evaluation is name specific and non-transferable. Site attendees may earn course credits upon verification by ITE staff. Instructions regarding the process will be provided to the site registrant.

Course Credit:

1.5 PDH

Instructors:

Dr. Ronald W. Eck, P.E., Consulting Engineer, Morgantown, WV, USA

Russell Brownlee B.Sc., M.A.Sc., FITE, P.Eng., Principal, Road Safety Group, Giffin Koerth Forensic Engineering, Toronto, ON, Canada


Event Type:

Webinar

Organizational Capability Element:

  • Education, Training & Professional Activities
  • Staff Development

Operations Area of Practice:

  • Risk Management
  • Training and Profesional Development

Role in Organization:

Associate Engineer, Director / Program Manager, Engineer, Manager / First Line Supervisor, Media / PIO, Principal Engineer, Senior Engineer, Senior Manager