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ISBN-10 0132115190ISBN-13 9780132115193
ISBN-10 0135033527ISBN-13 9780135033524
Author(s): J. K. Yates
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 480

For all courses covering engineering and construction law and/or contracts.

This is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to engineering and construction law and contracts, written from the perspective of practicing engineers and construction professionals. Dr. J. K. Yates covers key issues through examples and case studies, minimizing the use of legal terminology, and explaining all essential legal terms in the common vernacular. This text’s broad coverage encompasses these and many other topics: labor, environmental, and sustainability law; professional ethics; tort law; agency relationships; real property law; firm ownership; contracts, including terms and conditions; government contracting; change orders; dispute resolution; risk management and construction insurance; and international legal issues, including arbitration.