Is the Owner responsible, in all cases, for the accuracy of drawings?

Generally, the Owner is responsible, except if the Contractor is a specialty contractor or is engaged by the Owner as a specialty contractor in which case it is the specialty contractor which is responsible In such case, the Owner's approval shall not relieve the Contractor of responsibility for accuracy of such shop drawings, nor for proper fitting and construction of work, nor for furnishing of materials or work required by the Contract and not indicated on the shop drawings.  

 

The Owner's approval of such drawings or schedule shall not relieve the specialty contractor from responsibility for deviations from the Drawings or Specifications, unless he has, in writing, called the Owner's attention to such deviations at the time of submission and secured the Owner's written approval.