For general litigators and construction lawyers alike, tackling a new construction dispute can be daunting. The experience is likely to involve new terms, unfamiliar documents and a requirement for expert witnesses.
- What does it take to successfully litigate and try a construction dispute?
- How does a construction case differ from other disputes?
- How do you decide between arbitration and litigation?
- How about the Business Court?
From drafting the complaint to receipt of a verdict or award, this manuscript is designed to teach practicing lawyers the practical skills they need to navigate any litigation matter, using a fictional construction dispute for context.
Content is also intended to:
- Assist both seasoned and junior practitioners in all aspects of litigation, from the pleadings stage through trial or arbitration
- Identify available forums along with their advantages and disadvantages
- Assist practitioners in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of cases, including identification of issues
- Provide an overview of discovery methods available and when to use them
- Identify effective strategies for scheduling and managing the litigation process
- Provide practical guidance for conducting trials before a judge, jury, or arbitrator
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