Category Archives: Arkansas Construction Litigation

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS IN ARKANSAS – PART I

Construction Contracts in Arkansas – Part I* Construction is the single largest production sector in the United States economy, and construction related jobs account for 10% of employment in America. The transactions underlying the construction industry, therefore, certainly require attention. This article – Parts 1, 2, and 3 – discusses construction law as it relates…
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A Brief History of Construction Law

  A Brief History of Construction Law In the United States – and internationally – construction law as a distinct body of law comprised of regulatory, statutory, contract, property, tort, insurance and surety law is a relatively recent phenomenon. Arkansas is no different. Construction law in Arkansas has followed the same trajectory as other states.…
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American Arbitration Association Construction Arbitration

The American Arbitration Association’s Construction Practice Area & Construction Rules for arbitration date back to 1966. The AIA, ConsensusDocs, and other form and custom contracts use AAA arbitration clauses. Yet, there are three additional reasons for using construction mediation Construction expertise is essential for disputes related to construction . Neither judges nor juries are  versed in critical path…
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