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Avoiding or minimizing construction litigation

by Jonathan J. Sweet

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Published by Wiley Law Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Construction contracts -- United States.,
    • Construction industry -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Actions and defenses -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJonathan J. Sweet.
      SeriesThe Construction law library
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF902 .S92 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 450 p. :
      Number of Pages450
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1725107M
      ISBN 100471546178
      LC Control Number92028840
      OCLC/WorldCa26397804

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