Construction Accident Law: A Comprehensive Guide to Legal Liability and Insurance Claims
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Construction Accident Law: A Comprehensive Guide to Legal Liability and Insurance Claims

Construction Accident Law:  A Comprehensive Guide to Legal Liability and Insurance Claims
Product Code: 5570063
Author: Marc M. Schneier
Publication Date: 1999
ISBN: 978-1-57073-722-0
Page Count: 726
Trim Size: 6 x 9 Paperback
Sponsoring Entities: Forum Committee on the Construction Industry
Topics: Construction Law
Format: Book - 5570063
Pricing: $129.95 (Regular)
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About the Book

If you've been involved in a construction accident case, then you know the importance of staying on top of the remarkable number of legal specialties brought into play in such a case--including construction, personal injury, insurance, workers' compensation, occupational safety, and even criminal law. And you also know how time-consuming it can be to prepare for a case involving multiple parties and specialties.

In his new book Construction Accident Law, Marc Schneier does the research for you. No matter which party you represent in a construction accident lawsuit, this book compiles all the relevant legal rules applicable to your case and gives you clear advice on how to steer through the complexities involved.

Chock full of citations to case law and statutes, you can turn to this resource for thorough coverage of the relevant case law as well as an extensive analysis of the legal process and options available to you...and your opponents.

Completely up to date, this is the only source you'll need to analyze the potential claims or liabilities of your client. The book includes analysis of cutting edge issues such as criminal liability of contractors, the newest AIA and AGC standard form contracts, and the most recent rulings on A/E, CM and general contractor liability under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

This book offers you a balanced analysis of all relevant issues related to insurance policies. In addition to the up-to-date comparison of different coverage options, this book will also help you:
  • insure your client against liability arising from employment of an independent contractor

  • avoid inadvertently defeating insurance coverage if the contract's indemnity provision is found unenforceable

  • examine the special insurance needs of design/build contractors, construction managers and design professionals
Written to help minimize the time you spend searching for the legal issues and statutes relevant to your case, this book puts hundreds of hours of research at your fingertips. Organized for quick reference, chapters are divided by major industry participants and significant legal issues.

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