Florida Construction Law and Practice

Authored by experienced construction lawyers, this manual is a comprehensive treatment of construction law. Chapters cover the rights and liabilities of parties to construction projects, the bid process involving public entities, trial preparation, and alternative dispute resolution and partnering. The manual addresses bankruptcy, bond, insurance, and damages issues, and includes a chapter on jury instructions for construction trials.
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Authored by experienced construction lawyers, this manual is a comprehensive treatment of construction law. Chapters cover the rights and liabilities of parties to construction projects, the bid process involving public entities, trial preparation, and alternative dispute resolution and partnering. The manual addresses bankruptcy, bond, insurance, and damages issues, and includes a chapter on jury instructions for construction trials.

Highlights of the new edition include:

  • Specific focus on design professionals within contract and litigation
  • Update and explanation of 2017 General Conditions
  • Particular considerations given to the 2017 and 2018 amendments to F.S. 95.11(c)(3) throughout the manual
  • Discussion of the Middle Districts reaction to Tiara.
  • Discussions of the Florida Supreme Court’s quashing of Sebo v. American Home Assurance Co.
  •  Highlighting of venue, construction liens, and statutory updates that impact contractors and construction managers
  • Detailed explanation regarding the Arbitration Act and case law regarding attorneys’ fees
  • Significant rewrite of the chapter sections regarding public-private partnerships and the shift of statutory authority
  • New authors with fresh information of trial preparation, specifically regarding electronic stored information
  • Statutes, rules of court, federal rules, and case law updated throughout

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Introduction 

S. LaRue Williams


Chapter 2  Rights And Liabilities Of The Owner

Bruce D. Partington, Luis Prats and Wm. Cary Wright


Chapter 3  Rights And Liabilities Of Architects And Engineers

Frank A. Hamner, Luis Prats, and Wm. Cary Wright


Chapter 4  Rights And Liabilities Of Construction Managers

Brian A. Wolf


Chapter 5  Rights And Liabilities Of General Contractors

Luis Prats and Wm. Cary Wright


Chapter 6  Rights And Liabilities Of Subcontractors And Suppliers

Adam G. Adams, III and Troy K. Smith


Chapter 7  Bids, Bid Disputes, And Competitive Negotiations Involving Public Entities

April A. Rocke and Sean A. Mickley


Chapter 8  Rights And Liabilities Of Sureties

Edward Etcheverry


Chapter 9  Trial Preparation

Michael J. Gore and Robert W. Wilkins


Chapter 10  Recoverable Damages

Davisson F. Dunlap, Jr. and Davisson F. Dunlap, III


Chapter 11  Delay Claims

S. LaRue Williams and Drew C. Williams


Chapter 12  Expert Witnesses

Christine M. Hoke and Leeza D. Newman


Chapter 13  Alternative Dispute Resolution And Partnering

David Adelstein


Chapter 14  The Public Works Contract

Brian A. Wolf


Chapter 15  Special Considerations For Federal Construction Contracts

Mark A. Smith


Chapter 16  The Impact Of Bankruptcy On Construction Law Rights

Gardner F. Davis, Mark J. Wolfson, and C. David Harper


Chapter 17  Jury Instructions In Construction Cases

Construction Law Committee of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section


INDEXES

Citations

Cases

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