Construction Contracts and Law

Construction Contracts and Law



A comprehensive, easy to understand guide to legal issues associated with the construction industry. Written by a construction lawyer and general contractor in collaboration to produce relevant, comprehensive and real-world information.

The book contains straight forward material on the most common legal issues that arise on a construction project. The text covers common contractual provisions as well as statutes and common law that are relevant to designing and managing construction projects. Throughout there are engaging graphics, review questions and real-world cases as examples.

The book provides a logical structure for those teaching construction law including cases to provide students concrete examples of the concepts they are studying. The book begins with a chapter for each of the primary participants on a construction project (owner, design professional, contractor, subcontractor and surety/insurance company). It then moves to an analysis of legal principles and concepts that are commonly encountered. The book is ideal for classes seeking to meet accreditation requirements for a university construction management degree course.




West Academic Publishing

Publication Date



St. Paul

Construction Contracts and Law