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Avoiding liability in architecture, design, and construction

an authoritative and practical guide for design professionals

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Architects -- Malpractice -- United States.,
    • Engineers -- Malpractice -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Robert F. Cushman.
      ContributionsCushman, Robert Frank, 1931-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF2925.3 .A98 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 415 p. :
      Number of Pages415
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3491149M
      ISBN 100471095796
      LC Control Number82010937

      S&G Construction Owner liability for failing to provide proper plans & specs 52 Work delayed while Ball Construction Contractor received ’s of change orders & 53 design clarifications Contractor incurred $3 million in extra cost Court: No damages for delay clause from avoiding arbitration by suing related third party Seeking File Size: 7MB.


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Design and construction of the built environment involves risk. Managing that risk is the responsibility of the firm’s risk manager. Typical strategies include accepting risk that can be controlled and allocating risk to others who are better suited to control or accept the risk. This section addresses professional tort liability when a person is injured as a result of faulty design or construction of a building or other improvement.

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Together these factors create a new range of design liability issues which the construction professional has to face. Written for lawyers, architects, engineers, and contractors, the fifth edition of Design Liability in Construction will also serve as a useful text for masters level courses in engineering, surveying and construction law.

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CDARA is a complex, pro-claimant statute which governs claims for construction Professional liability carriers are obligated to report any claim against an architect which they settle or any judgment which the carrier satisfies.