Negligence in valuations and surveys
This section informs professionals of potentially problematic areas and aids understanding of the implications for practice of negligence. Using summaries of negligence cases with commentary by an expert author, this section examines the duty of care, breach of duty, defences, and mitigation and contribution in negligence cases. It discusses the extent of liability for negligence; damages for negligent surveys and the 'margin of error' approach to establishing negligence against valuers.
RICS standards: RICS Valuation – Global Standards
RICS standards: Risk, liability and insurance
isurv section: Ethics and professional conduct
RICS journal article: Understanding negligence claims to enable decision-making
RICS journal article: Hart v Large: negligence in surveying