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Accession Number PB2013-101759
Title Relationship of SCDOT Damage Claims and Lawsuits to Roadway Engineering Safety Issues.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 208p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The objectives of this study include: (1) Analyze factors associated with claims and lawsuits that are important for risk identification and management; (2) Identify methods to respond to claims and lawsuits in a consistent manner statewide and prevent claims and lawsuits by identifying and reducing the perceived and real hazards that generate them; and (3) Identify proactive measures, such as reducing risk factors, and reactive measures that include handling claims and lawsuits and amounts paid to claimants to increase the effectiveness of the risk management system.
Keywords Claims
Engineering safety issues
Highway system
South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT)

Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 50A - Highway Engineering
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
85D - Transportation Safety
Corporate Author Clemson Univ., SC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1304
Contract Number SPR-685

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