Jobs from Hell and How to Avoid Them
AUTHOR: O'Leary, Arthur F. and Acret, James
PUBLISHER: B N I Publications Incorporated
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Arthur F. O'Leary, FAIA, MRIAI, a 40 year construction project veteran, relates actual jobs gone bad from the world of construction, dealing with plans, extras, delay, interference, scheduling, extra work, change orders, defective construction, inadequate supervision, incompetent contractors, and just about every other problem that happens on a construction job.
After you find out what happened on the job, what went wrong and how it went wrong, James Acret provides a legal analysis and the probable outcome of the potential arbitration or lawsuit. The analysis deals with contracts, cancellation of contracts, walking off the job, removing a contractor from the job, responsibility of the bonding company, mechanics liens, insurance coverage, arbitration, mediation, lawsuits, important provisions in construction contracts, responsibilities of the architect and the owner, liability for construction defects and much more. Acret also draws on more than 40 years of experience as a construction lawyer and law writer to give you the practical information you need to handle problems on the job, and to solve them before they become nightmares!
PUBLICATION DATE: 3/1/2001
CATEGORY: Business & Economics