Construction Insurance, Bonding, and Risk Management

Overview

Don't let a construction lawsuit wipe you out. More and more construction contractors are getting sued these days. Make sure you protect yourself against costly litigation with Construction Insurance, Bonding and Risk Management edited by William J. Palmer, James Maloney, and John L. Heffron. Written in jargon-free language, this quick-and-easy resource will help you identify and manage risk in every phase of construction--from bidding on the job to driving home the final nail. You get the know-how you need to ...
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Overview

Don't let a construction lawsuit wipe you out. More and more construction contractors are getting sued these days. Make sure you protect yourself against costly litigation with Construction Insurance, Bonding and Risk Management edited by William J. Palmer, James Maloney, and John L. Heffron. Written in jargon-free language, this quick-and-easy resource will help you identify and manage risk in every phase of construction--from bidding on the job to driving home the final nail. You get the know-how you need to make sense of today's confusing array of insurance and bonds and to select the best coverage for your general business operations, individual contracts, job bidding and more.
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An authoritative guide simplifying and systematizing project insurance, bonding, and risk management issues for construction contractors and related businesses. The 19 contributors, all associated with Ernst & Young LLP and Willis Corroon Construction, direct readers toward available types of insurance and methods to determine what's best (at the best rate) for various situations and create a workable risk management plan that includes directions in how to read and evaluate contracts, secure bonds, obtain workers' compensation, evaluate environmental issues, and understand litigation. The appendices contain examples of insurance policies, bond forms, and financial statements. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070485945
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/1/1996
  • Series: Construction Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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Table of Contents

Construction Insurance, Bonding, and Risk Management.Understanding Construction Risks.Surety Bonds for Construction Costs.Preparing to be Bonded—Contractors and Subs.Insurance Coverages Checklists for the Construction Industry.General Liability Insurance.Builder's Risk Insurance.Workers' Compensation.Workers Compensation Insurance Cost Control.Environmental Impairment Liability Insurance for the General Contrator.Professional Liability Insurance.Contractor-Controlled Insurance Programs (CCIPs) Insurance Administration and Accounting.Property Casualty Insurance and Risk Management.Claims Management.Managing Safety for Profit.Life Insurance and Succession Planning for Contractors.

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