Construction Law: An Introduction For Engineers, Architects, And Contractors

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Construction Law: An Introduction for Engineers, Architects, and Contractors

For a construction business to function properly, architects, engineers, and contractors need to understand how the various state and federal laws affect their business and how to avoid disputes and exposure to liability. This book offers a comprehensive review of the US legal environment, both criminal and civil, focusing on the key legal concepts and issues applicable to a typical construction project. Construction professionals will find clear, concise introduction to a wide range of contractual issues related to project participants, as well as issues related to the actual construction and litigation.

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A clear, concise introduction to construction law for professionals

Construction Law: An Introduction for Engineers, Architects, and Contractors offers a comprehensive review of the U.S. legal environment, focusing on the legal concepts and issues applicable to the design and construction industries. Topics covered include:

  • Basic legal principles
  • Project participants
  • Project delivery systems
  • Construction contracts
  • The design process
  • Procurement
  • Pricing construction projects
  • Subcontractors and suppliers
  • Time for performance
  • Construction scheduling
  • Contract administration
  • The payment process
  • Changes to the work
  • Differing site conditions
  • Termination of the construction contract
  • Mechanic's liens
  • Construction insurance
  • Surety bonds
  • ...
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