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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:

  • Discussion of statutory changes
  • Highlighting and discussion of recent and current case opinions
  • New content covering:
    • OSHA liability
    • Discovery of electronically stored information
    • Force majeure clauses
    • Small Business Reorganization Act
    • Recent updates to Florida’s Little Miller Act

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The 9th Edition ISBN was 9781522159667.

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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
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
Christene H. Ford and Leanne E. Palmer

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
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

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