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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:

  • Throughout the book the authors addressed the impact of Tiara Condominium Association, Inc. v. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. where the Florida Supreme Court held the Economic Loss Rule applies only in the products liability context 
  • The impact of the Florida Statute Evidence Code amendment based on Daubert regarding admissibility of expert testimony is raised 
  • Statutory amendments impacting the Notice of Commencement, changes in the requirements for written demands for contract copies, and added flexibility for notices, claims of lien and other served documents 
  • The pre-suit notice requirements changed by statute are discussed 
  • Changes to public construction bonds, private payment bonds and public bids are detailed 
  • Case law, statute, and rule references are reviewed and updated 

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Table of Contents

1.  Introduction  
      S. LaRue Williams

2.  Rights And Liabilities Of The Owner
      Bruce D. Partington, Luis Prats and Wm. Cary Wright

3.  Rights And Liabilities Of Architects And Engineers
      Frank A. Hamner, Luis Prats, and Wm. Cary Wright

4.  Rights And Liabilities Of Construction Managers
      Brian A. Wolf

5.  Rights And Liabilities Of General Contractors
      Luis Prats and Wm. Cary Wright

6.  Rights And Liabilities Of Subcontractors And Suppliers
      Adam G. Adams, III and William D. Brinton

7.  Bids, Bid Disputes, And Competitive Negotiations Involving Public Entities
      April A. Atkins and Sean A. Mickley

8.  Rights And Liabilities Of Sureties
      Edward Etcheverry

9.  Trial Preparation
      Thamir A.R. Kaddouri, Jr.

10.  Recoverable Damages
        Davisson F. Dunlap, Jr. and Davisson F. Dunlap, III

11.  Delay Claims
        S. LaRue Williams and Drew C. Williams

12.  Expert Witnesses
        Christine M. Hoke and Michael J. Gore

13.  Alternative Dispute Resolution And Partnering
        David Adelstein and Patrick Mullane

14.  The Public Works Contract
        Brian A. Wolf

15.  Special Considerations For Federal Construction Contracts
        Mark A. Smith

16.  The Impact Of Bankruptcy On Construction Law Rights
        Hon. K. Rodney May, Gardner F. Davis and Mark J. Wolfson

17.  Jury Instructions In Construction Cases
        Construction Law Committee of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust
        Law Section

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Florida Rules Of Appellate Procedure
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