Contracts And Liability
Contracts And Liability

Contracts And Liability

Fifth edition


224 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $19.95 (CA $19.95) (US $19.95)

Publication Date: January 2004

ISBN 9780867185584

Price: $19.95


Reduce or eliminate litigation costs by learning how to write better contracts from the start. With illustrative cases, sample language, and current guidelines for potential clauses of a contract between a builder and buyer or remodeler and homeowner.This edition also covers warranties and disclaimers, environmental issues, inspections, and trade contracts with other team members. Includes sections on mold, arsenic, andnotices.

Author Biography

David S. Jaffe is Vice President, Legal Advocacy in the Office of the General Counsel for the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C. where he specializes in industry advocacy with an emphasis on construction law and risk management. Mr. Jaffe focuses on anticipating and identifying legal issues of concern to builders and proactively developing effective legal strategies to help them minimize their liability and improve their business performance. He also oversees NAHB’s Legal Research Program and is the co-author of Contracts and Liability (5th edition) and is the author of Warranties and Disclaimers for Builders and Warranties and Disclaimers for Remodelers and co-author of Warranties for Builders and Remodelers (2nd edition).David Crump is the Director of Legal Research for NAHB’s Office of the General Counsel. David administers NAHB's Legal Research Program, and provides construction liability guidance on a diverse range of subjects from immigration enforcement to green building liability. His publications include "Contracts and Liability - 5th Edition", “Warranties for Builders and Remodelers – 2nd Edition", and "Copyright Law for Homebuilders". His article, “The Risks and Rewards of Green Building”, was published in the New Jersey Law Journal. David is a graduate of The University of Virginia School of Law, and frequently speaks at NAHB educational programs on housing related legal issues. His 35 plus years of legal experience include 19 years as the municipal attorney for Front Royal, Virginia, and 6 years as General District Court Judge for Virginia's 26th Judicial Circuit.