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Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers

ISBN 13: 9781418048471

ISBN 10: 141804847X

Author: Nancy J. White

Pages: 528

Published: 12/12/2007

Price: $129.95 Add to cart

The construction industry now has a clear, targeted resource for learning pertinent legal principles. Traditional books focus on general legal principles or general construction practices, while this book focuses on that critical place where the law and construction practices intersect. From labor law to contracts, property law to insurance, Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers uses real-world examples and clear, straightforward business language to transform complex legal jargon into relevant, applicable legal principles and strategies. This book serves as an ideal reference for managers, architects, engineers, construction executives, as well as a useful learning tool for students seeking the knowledge to succeed in these important fields.

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  • Both successful and unsuccessful legal strategies are provided, helping readers see the consequences of each and to develop sound managerial practices
  • Focused coverage of management implications topics are used in the featured sidebars
  • Real-world examples encourage readers to apply the concepts and strategies to their own business situations
Author Bio
Nancy J. White
Nancy J. White, J.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Finance and Law at Central Michigan University. She has been teaching the basics of construction law for over 10 years.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Mistakes

Chapter 3: Employment and Labor Law

Chapter 4: Relationships

Chapter 5: Bonds, Liens, and Waivers

Chapter 6: Plans and Specs

Chapter 7: Contract Formation, Termination, and Damages

Chapter 8: Changes, Additions, and Delays

Chapter 9: Scope

Chapter 10: Environmental and Property Law

Chapter 11: Insurance

Chapter 12: Torts and Warranties

Chapter 13: Sales

Chapter 14: Intellectual Property

Chapter 15: Killer Clauses