Construction Law Digest
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You need timely, relevant, and substantive information on emerging trends and issues. Construction Law Digest is a monthly service that keeps you abreast of the latest court decisions, complementing your subscription to Construction Law with perspective on how current decisions impact your case.
Facts, Holding, and Reasoning -- Construction Law Digest gives you a precise summary of the facts before the court in each case, the court's holding and the reasoning behind that holding. Each summary is keyed to a section in Construction Law, so you can quickly reference the treatise for further information on the topic. The cases are read and digested by construction law experts -- so you have access to information you would not find by scanning headnotes or using key systems.
Practical Advice -- In addition to summaries of court opinions, Construction Law Digest features ViewPoints, providing you with the valuable insight of experts. This advice takes the form of practice-oriented remarks on court decisions, trends in the industry, drafting practices, and other matters you need to understand for your practice.
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Covered in a recent issue of Construction Law Digest:
• Federal contract cases that show a continuing preoccupation with bid protests, interference and delay claims
• Cases illustrating that most claims against design professionals are not frivolous
• Intellectual property considerations in claims relating to design-build relationships
• Cases showing the importance of not entering into contracts or making changes in to them without proper documentation
• The importance of counsel's asserting claims in a timely manner, stating them to conform to contractual requirements, and offering proof on all claims made
• Cases construing statutes of limitations or of repose
• Cases illustrating the ongoing distrust of arbitration
• Cases illustrating that many parties have a "take-no-prisoners" approach to contracting