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Desk-top guide to your professional rights and obligations Are you prepared for legal problems that could easily come up in your practice? Will you know when it's wise to call a lawyer and how to work with him or her for outcomes favorable to you? In a new edition that takes a keen look at how the law is adapting to fast-changing technology, Contracts and the Legal Environment for Engineers and Architects, Sixth Edition, by Joseph T. Bockrath, gives you a sound foundation in basic legal principles, emphasizing your own area of contracts and specifications. This savvy advisor uses illustrations drawn from recent litigation to help you understand: *Types of contracts *Performance or breach of contract obligations *Termination of contracts *Contracts for construction and engineering services...advertising for bids...proposals *Contract clauses relating to finances, including damage claims, extras, partial and withheld payments *Professional liability of architects and engineers *Much, much more

Table of Contents

I Law of Contracts

1 Introduction

2 Types of Contracts

3 Formation Principles

4 Conditions and Third-Party Beneficiaries

5 Construction and Interpretation

6 Performance or Breach of Contract Obligations

7 Termination of Contracts

II Application to Construction Contracts

8 Contracts for Construction and Engineering Services

9 Advertising for Bids

10 Proposals

11 Contract Clauses-General Conditions

12 Contract Clauses Relating to Finances

13 Specifications for Workmanship

14 Specifications for Materials

15 Drawings

III Some Legal Matters of Concern to Design Professionals

16 Agency

17 Partnerships

18 Corporations

19 Torts

20 Professional Liability of Architects and Engineers

21 Insurance and Bonds

22 Real Property

23 Water Rights

24 Intellectual Property

25 Evidence

26 The Engineer's Role in a Lawsuit Before and During Trail

27 Arbitration of Disputes

28 Federal Law of Importance to Design Professionals

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kotees, June 21, 2013 (view all comments by kotees)
It is a good book to know about contracts....
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780070182394
Other:
Bockrath, Joseph
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Author:
Bockrath, Joseph T.
Subject:
Civil Procedure
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Legal status, laws, etc.
Subject:
Construction contracts
Subject:
Construction
Subject:
Contracts
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Architectural contracts
Copyright:
Edition Number:
6
Series:
McGraw-Hill Series in Construction Engineering and Project M
Publication Date:
19990730
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9.56x7.60x1.00 in. 2.16 lbs.

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