Construction Claims

Construction Claims

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Praise for the Second Edition . . . qA basic, how-to guide . . . for all those involved in the construction industry.q--The Construction Lawyer qThis book is indispensable for any contractor who, against his better judgment, bids a fixed price contract . . . highly recommended.q--David S. Thaler, The Daily Record qParticularly useful to the construction contractor [and] also instructive to owners and design professionals.q--Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities qPractical advice on how to prevent a dispute--from the moment that the contract preparation begins through performance by the contractor and administration by the owner.q--Concrete International Over two successful editions, Construction Claims has become the sourcebook of choice on the subject for construction professionals from all areas of the industry. Now extensively updated, the Third Edition includes new material on design/build implications for construction; dispute review boards and their proper use; partnering to avoid disputes; and federal and relevant state environmental regulations. Written by a prestigious and experienced author team, it uses an accessible, step-by-step approach that follows the contracting process from start to finish, with detailed coverage of provisions of the law, qred flagq contract clauses, and documentation issues and procedures. It also addresses the key aspects of prosecuting and defending claims, from claims presentation to formal dispute resolution. Complete with dozens of new forms and checklists, plus case histories, mini-cases, and more, this edition is an essential resource for anyone involved in construction and the law.A lot of contract provisions about notice and allowable costs are often regarded as boilerplate until a problem arises. ... What kind of mark-up is going to be acceptable if the change involves subsa#39;? There are various manuals that can be helpful in answering these questions, such as those published by the Associated anbsp;...

Title:Construction Claims
Author:Robert A. Rubin, Virginia Fairweather, Sammie D. Guy
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 1999-07-26


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