Chapter 26, Contractor Rights and Remedies When the Owner Breaches

Construction Law Handbook, Third Edition

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Construction Law Handbook, Third Edition is a comprehensive, one-stop reference on the current state of the business of construction and construction law. Comprehensive in scope—yet highly accessible for everyday use—the Construction Law Handbook puts at your fingertips vital information and practice tips from an unrivaled panel of construction industry professionals—attorneys, accountants, construction consultants, and other key players with extensive industry expertise. Each chapter examines in detail a major legal or business issue confronting today’s construction professionals from the perspective of a seasoned expert (or team of experts) in that area.

Chapter 26 of the Handbook focuses on the rights and remedies of the contractor when the owner is in breach. The chapter is intended to assist contractors in assessing the breach against them, properly asserting their contractual rights, and pursuing the appropriate remedy to address or prevent damages.

The complete chapter, "Contractor Rights and Remedies When the Owner Breaches," appears in the Construction Law Handbook, Third Edition, which is available for purchase on Wolters Kluwer website.