Illinois Construction Law

Author: Daniel Meyer

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 9780735535176

Category: Law

Page: 514

View: 4584

Illinois Construction Law is the only resource that covers Illinois construction projects chronologically and completely, from beginning to end. This guide is packed with valuable insights for lawyers and laypersons alike on the widest variety of topics, including: Public and Private Bidding Project Delivery and Key Contract Terms No-Damage -for-Delay Clauses Pay-When-Paid Clauses Indemnity Clauses And The Anti-Indemnity Act Kotecki And The Waiver of Workersiquest; Compensation Protection Licensing of Design Professionals Bonding Requirements and Surety Claims Arising out of the Project, including Delay Claims the Still-emerging Economic Loss Doctrine Claims Analysis from a Practical Perspective Alternative Dispute Resolution Techniques and much more. Illinois Construction Law cuts To The core of the issues that confront this industry every day, allowing you to identify opportunities and avoid pitfalls. With citations to key cases, analyses of the factual circumstances underlying numerous decisions, and syntheses of multiple rulings, this singular resource strives For The clearest statement of the law wherever possible. Whether you are a project manager or a construction litigator, Illinois Construction Law will save you time and money by guiding you to reliable answers iquest; quickly!

Construction Law

Author: Julian Bailey

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317912659

Category: Law

Page: 2770

View: 6075

Construction Law by Julian Bailey provides a detailed treatment of the major issues arising out of construction and engineering projects, with extensive references to case law, statutes and regulations, standard forms of contract and legal commentary. It is a “one stop shop” for busy practitioners with construction law issues as it presents a comprehensive view of the subject matter of construction law in England, Wales, Australia and internationally. Construction Law provides: Detailed treatment of the major issues arising out of construction and engineering projects, with extensive references to case law, statutes and regulations, standard forms of contract and legal commentary. A three-volume work, giving a comprehensive view of the subject matter of construction law in England, Wales, Australia and internationally. A “one stop shop” for all your construction law issues.

Construction Law Handbook

Author: Thomas Telford Limited

Publisher: Thomas Telford

ISBN: 9780727734853

Category: Construction contracts

Page: 982

View: 3550

A legal reference on construction law that offers guidance for professionals and addresses the important construction law issues.

New York Construction Law

Author: Michael K. De Chiara,Michael S. Zetlin

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 9780735530133

Category: Law

Page: 424

View: 8017

New York Construction Law covers everything from licensing and contracts to disputes and claims-including full chapters on design-build projects and recent trends in ADR. It examines all the pertinent cases and statutes, with expert analysis by the states top construction attorneys, along with practical insights, warnings, and advice culled from years of experience. Highlights include:Extensive discussion of the newly enacted Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002Burden of proof under the Eicheleay formulaPending legislation in New York that would permit a new form of business entity that would be known as design professional service corporationEfforts by Governor Pataki to repeal the Wicks LawPending state legislation that would render design-build contracts void unless the licensed engineer or architect is specifically identified in the contract and such licensees practice is independent of the contracting partys businessPending state legislation that would increase the threshold for public works contractsLatest cases concerning who may file a lien, what items are lienable, when liens can be filed, liens filed against condominiums, lien foreclosure actions, as well as a new section regarding assignee of construction contracts Whether youre an attorney, owner, contractor, designer, or other construction professional with business in New York, you will want to have this timesaving resource within easy reach.

Construction Law

From Beginner to Practitioner

Author: Jim Mason

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317391772

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 378

View: 6518

This innovative book provides a thorough and comprehensive guide to construction law by blending together black letter law and socio-legal approaches. This mixed methodology makes an ideal introduction to the subject for those studying to enter the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) Industry in a professional capacity. Designed to equip the student with all they need to know about construction law, the topics covered include: The fundamentals of law and the English legal system Contract, business, tort and property law Procurement, subcontracting and partnering Building Information Modelling and best practice Dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration, litigation and adjudication The books suitability for study is enhanced by its logical structure, chapter summaries and further reading lists whilst the role of law in achieving a more collaborative and less confrontational AEC industry is examined in detail. Construction Law: From Beginner to Practitioner takes the reader on a journey from basic legal concepts through to a more detailed appreciation of what the AEC needs as a specialist client for legal services. This book is useful not only for understanding the basics, but also as a reference that practitioners will use time and again.

Construction Law and Management

Author: Keith Pickavance

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317859677

Category: Law

Page: 544

View: 652

Construction Law and Management explains the state of design information appropriate to a given procurement route, and the need to identify risks and strategies for managing them. This handy desk side reference offers a comprehensive guide to construction law and management and is essential reading for anyone in the construction, architecture and engineering industries.

Construction Law Update 2015

Author: Neal J. Sweeney

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454857196


Page: 574

View: 9182

For the past twenty one years, legal and business professionals in the construction law industry have eagerly anticipated the annual release of this best-selling guide. The Construction Law Update chronicles and communicates changes in the construction law industry. Comprised of 14 informative chapters -- each written by an expert or experts in the field -- the 2015 Edition offers these contributing authors' timely, practical analysis on many current issues in the construction law industry. Construction Law Update brings you up-to-date with new developments impacting six major geographical regions of the United States: Southeast, Northeast, Southwest, West, Northwest, and Midwest. For these regions, you'll discover what's happening in vital areas like: New legislation affecting payment obligations Bidding rights and obligations Contractual rights and obligations Bonds and liens Insurance and sureties Building Code issues Arbitration And more!

Dictionary of Property and Construction Law

Author: J. Rostron,Robert Hardy-Pickering,Laura Tatham,Linda Wright

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135801169

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

View: 4209

This is a new dictionary which provides a clear and concise explanation of terms used in land, property and construction law and management. The four key areas of coverage are: planning/construction law, land law, equity/trusts and finance and administration. It will be a useful reference for property and building professionals and a personal purchase for students of property and construction law on building, construction management, estate management and law courses. Jack Rostron is an experienced author and editor whose 1997 Spon title Sick Building Syndrome has been well received and widely reviewed. His co-authors contribute the necessary specialist knowledge from their respective fields of teaching and legal practice.

Remedies in Construction Law

Author: Roger ter Haar

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1135133298

Category: Law

Page: 464

View: 6571

Remedies in Construction Law brings together various well - established strands of the law and considers practical remedies for breach of contract and tort in connection with construction projects. This is the first time that the subject of remedies has been approached in this way with regard to construction law specifically. The book also includes chapters on how to resolve a dispute through different methods of alternative dispute resolutions.

California Construction Law

Author: Gibbs,Kenneth C. Gibbs,Gordon Hunt

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 0735592578

Category: Law

Page: 1121

View: 9416

The topics in the book are organized in the same manner as they would actually arise in a construction project. First, the book deals with pre-construction issues licensing, bidding, and the formation of the construction contract. It then discusses what happens when things go wrong with breach of contract by the owner and/or the contractor. An in-depth analysis is provided with regard to claims involving delay, disruption, and acceleration. Several chapters are then devoted to statutory remedies-mechanics' liens, stop notices, and bonds both on public and private works. Finally, coverage is provided on other issues and subjects involving the construction industry, including expanding liability, home improvement contracts, bankruptcy, and alternative dispute resolution.

Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law

A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.,Smith, Currie & Hancock

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471662097

Category: Law

Page: 588

View: 8328

The bestselling guide to the laws that govern construction 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. In plain English, Smith, Currie & Hancock′s Common Sense Construction Law, Third Edition provides a practical introduction to the significant legal topics and questions affecting construction industry professionals. General contractors, subcontractors, owners, and surety bond agents will turn to this updated edition of the bestselling guide again and again for: ∗ Information on intrastate licensure and practice ∗ Advice on "Best Value" source selection and alternative project delivery systems ∗ Recent trends in claim resolution, including recovery of compensation for delays, extra work, and differing site conditions ∗ Expanded coverage on industry safety and environmental issues, including the latest information on project safety, indemnity, mold risks, and insurance coverage issues ∗ Helpful "Points to Remember" summarizing important concepts and useful "Checklists" make concepts easy to implement in real–world practice ∗ Advice on successfully managing employment issues in the construction industry Complete with a CD–ROM containing over 180 sample contracts and documents from AIA, AGC, and EJCDC, Smith, Currie & Hancock′s Common Sense Construction Law, Third Edition is an invaluable reference for industry professionals whose jobs rely on their ability to avoid unwelcome legal surprises that can cripple a project or kill a business.

florida construction law

Author: Steven M. Siegfried

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780735549098


Page: 231

View: 2600

Construction Law

Author: Brian M. Samuels

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall


Category: Law

Page: 287

View: 9121

This work provides construction students and professionals with a practical, usable guide to the basic principles surrounding construction law. It illustrates the concepts and rules; and advises on how to avoid legal disputes, and increase the likelihood of success when disputes do arise.

Construction Law

An Introduction for Engineers, Architects, and Contractors

Author: Gail Kelley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118360737

Category: Law

Page: 312

View: 5334

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.