John Kenefick and Laurie Elza Author Texas Chapter of DRI’s Construction Litigation Desk Reference

John Kenefick and Laurie Elza are authors of the Texas Chapter of Construction Litigation Desk Reference, A Fifty State Compendium published by Defense Research Institute. The efforts of the authors and editors have resulted in a unique Desk Reference for construction lawyers.

This collection of state-by-state chapters focuses on the most important current issues in construction litigation. Topics addressed include:

  • insurance including “your work” exclusion, “occurrence” defined, and similar significant subtopics
  • causes of action, including contract, tort, strict liability, warranty, green building
  • construction/materialman’s lien
  • surety/bond issues
  • defenses, including statutes of limitation and repose, contributory and comparative negligence, economic loss doctrine
  • arbitration/ADR
  • measure and types of damages

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