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Smith, Currie and Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional

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ISBN-10: 047023136X

ISBN-13: 9780470231364

Edition: 4th 2009

Authors: Thomas J. Kelleher, G. Scott Walters, Smith Currie and Hancock Staff, Smith Currie and Hancock Staff, G. Scott Walters

List price: $125.00
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Knowledge of construction law and employment law is essential to running a successful construction business. Now, industry professionals dont have to rely on lawyers to translate the sometimes-confusing theories, principles, and established rules that regulate the business. Coming from one of the most respected construction law firms in the world, this bestselling guide provides a practical, plain-English introduction to the significant legal topics and questions affecting construction industry professionals. This Fourth Edition offers a complete update of the classic reference, with coverage of the recently revised industry-standard contract documents produced by the AIA, AGC, EJCDC, and…    
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/27/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 736
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Preface
Author Biographies
The Legal Context of Construction
Alternative Contracting Methods
Preparing to Work In A New State: Preproposal and Performance Considerations
Competing For the Contract
Intepreting the Contract
The Uniform Construction Code and the Construction Industry
The Authority and Responsibility of the Design official
Subcontract Administration and Dispute Avoidance
Contract Changes
Differening Site Conditions
Schedules, Delays, and Acceleration
Inspection, Acceptance, Warranties, and Commissioning
Management Techniques to Limit Risks and Avoid Disputes
Payment Bonds
Performance Bonds and Termination
Proving Costs and Damages
Construction Industry Environmental and Safety Concerns
Construction Insurance
Labor and Employment Issues Affecting the Construction Industry
Bankruptcy in the Construction Setting
Resolution of Construction Disputes of Federal Government Construction Contract Disputes