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5 Legal Cases You Should Know

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5 Legal Cases You Should Know


Provided By: AIA Contract Documents
By AIA Contract Documents Education May 18, 2019

In 1981, two walkways collapsed inside a Kansas City hotel, killing 14 people. In 1984, a contractor delayed the opening of a casino by a few months and lost $14.5 million dollars as a result. In 1918, a contractor on the Brooklyn Navy Yard took his case to the Supreme Court in order to get paid.

Whether you know it or not, these cases affect you. Each case includes a law that applies to your work. But more than that, each contains a story from your peers - architects and contractors that came before you and left their cautionary tales. In this free webinar, we will explore what to include or strike out in your contracts, how to navigate the submittal review process, how to supervise your employees' work to avoid vicarious liability, and what projects you may be wise to reject.

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