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Construction (Accidents, Disputes)

Construction law is a branch of law that deals with matters relating to building construction, engineering and related fields. It is in essence an amalgam of contract law, commercial law, planning law, employment law and tort. Construction law covers a wide range of legal issues including contract, negligence, bonds and bonding, guarantees and sureties, liens and other security interests, tendering, construction claims, and related consultancy contracts. Construction law affects many participants in the construction industry, including financial institutions, surveyors, architects, builders, engineers, construction workers, and planners. Construction accidents can be devastating, and financial compensation is often warranted for the families of the victim.
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.
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