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Construction Law Handbook, Third Edition

Construction Law Handbook, Third Edition

By Stanley A. Martin
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Overview

Construction Law Handbook, Third Edition is a comprehensive, one-stop reference on the current state of the business of construction and construction law. Comprehensive in scope—yet highly accessible for everyday use—the Construction Law Handbook puts at your fingertips vital information and practice tips from an unrivaled panel of construction industry professionals—attorneys, accountants, construction consultants, and other key players with extensive industry expertise. Each chapter examines in detail a major legal or business issue confronting today’s construction professionals from the perspective of a seasoned expert (or team of experts) in that area.

With Construction Law Handbook, Third Edition, you’ll be prepared to handle complex questions such as:

  • What are the duties and liabilities of the architect-engineer to the contractor and subcontractor?
  • How are damages resulting from negligently prepared plans and specifications calculated?
  • How can an owner allocate risks and reduce project costs?
  • What are the builder’s major areas of risk?
  • How are construction delays quantified?
  • What are the benefits of green design?

Written by construction professionals for construction professionals, Construction Law Handbook, Third Edition is an indispensable resource for anyone who needs fast access to the latest information on construction law and practice, including:

  • Privatization of traditionally public projects
  • Risk allocation and management policies
  • Third-party dispute resolution processes
  • Construction scheduling
  • Partnering in the construction context
  • Using electronic discovery in damage claims
  • And more!

Previous Edition: Construction Law Handbook, Second Edition, ISBN 9780735574465

Last Updated 12/18/2017
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454883623
SKU 10045186-0002
Table of Contents

VOLUME 1

Contents
Preface
About the Editors
About the Contributors

PART I TODAY’S AND TOMORROW'S CONSTRUCTION MARKET

  • Chapter 1 The Construction Lawyer Through the Twenty-First Century
  • Chapter 2 Outsourcing Engineering and Design Services
  • Chapter 3 Industry Workforce Shortages
  • Chapter 4 Mergers and Acquisitions

PART II DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND TOOLS

  • Chapter 5 The Use of Technology for Project Collaboration and Building Information Modeling
  • Chapter 6 Selecting the Appropriate Delivery System and Contractor with Construction Contract Checklist
  • Chapter 7 Design-Bid-Build
  • Chapter 8 Design Build
  • Chapter 9 Construction Management
  • Chapter 10 Public Private Partnerships
  • Chapter 11 Integrated Project Delivery
  • Chapter 12 Project Finance

PART III CONTRACTING

  • Chapter 13 AIA Contract Documents
  • Chapter 14 Overview of ConsensusDOCS Form Contracts
  • Chapter 15 Sales Contracts/Uniform Commercial Code
  • Chapter 16 Joint Ventures and Consortiums

PART IV INSURANCE

  • Chapter 17 Insurance for Contractors
  • Chapter 18 Construction Wrap-Ups: Owner- and Contractor-Controlled Insurance Programs
  • Chapter 19 Design Professional Insurance Issues

PART V CONTRACT PERFORMANCE—WHO IS ENTITLED TO WHAT

  • Chapter 20 Changes and Extras
  • Chapter 21 Differing Site Conditions
  • Chapter 22 Obtaining Time Extensions
  • Chapter 23 Obtaining Adequate Compensation for Delay
  • Chapter 24 Subcontractor's Rights and Remedies for the Owner's Defaults in Payment
  • Chapter 25 Exceptions to No-Damages-For-Delay Clauses
  • Chapter 26 Contractor Rights and Remedies When the Owner Breaches
  • Chapter 27 Terminations
  • Chapter 28 Construction Failures

VOLUME 2

PART VI DAMAGES

  • Chapter 29 Compensatory Damages
  • Chapter 30 Consequential and Punitive Damages
  • Chapter 31 Liquidated Damages
  • Chapter 32 Recovery of Interest and Attorneys' Fees

PART VII SURETY BONDS IN CONSTRUCTION

  • Chapter 33 Performance Bonds
  • Chapter 34 Payment Bonds
  • Chapter 35 Indemnity of the Contract Surety

PART VIII FEDERAL CONTRACTS

  • Chapter 36 New and Unique Aspects of Federal Contracting
  • Chapter 37 False Claims and Fraud in Federal Contracts
  • Chapter 38 When and How to Make a Federal Contract Claim

PART IX INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION

  • Chapter 39 Contracting for International Construction Works
  • Chapter 40 The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Multinational Anti-Bribery Initiatives
  • Chapter 41 International Dispute Resolution

PART X DISPUTE RESOLUTION

  • Chapter 42 The Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Federal Claims
  • Chapter 43 Claims Avoidance and Dispute Management
  • Chapter 44 Mediation
  • Chapter 45 Arbitration of Construction Disputes and Enforceability of Awards
  • Chapter 46 The Special Master: A Delivery Engine for Resolution of Complex Litigation
  • Chapter 47 The Trial of Construction Claims

Table of Cases
Table of Statutes and Regulations
Table of Authorities
Index

Volumes