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Smith, Currie and Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional,9780470231364
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Smith, Currie and Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional

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This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 1/27/2009.
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Knowledge of construction law and employment law is essential to running a successful construction business. Now, industry professionals don't 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 others for 2007/2008. The new edition includes a CD featuring sample contracts and documents as well as updated instructor support material.

Author Biography

Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP was founded in 1965. With offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina; Tallahassee and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Washington, D.C., the firm has nationally recognized practices in the areas of construction law, government contracts, and environmental law. The firm represents clients in all fifty states, as well as Mexico, Canada, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

THOMAS J. KELLEHER Jr. is a Senior Partner with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP.

G. Scott Walters is a Partner with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP.

Table of Contents

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
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