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Construction …Risk, Liability and Respondeat Superior


     By The Artisans Group Construction Expert Witness

PhoneCall Wayne Baruch, MBA, President of The Artisans Group at (908) 256-5953


Construction projects involve many parties, who often have competing needs and interests (e.g.: oneself vs. other stakeholders, money, time, features, spec’s, regulatory, and ethics).
What happens when conflicting interests and goals affect fulfillment of our duties? What is a “successful” project? What are the rewards and/or penalties for performance or lack thereof? How do responsible stakeholders manage risk to protect our clients, companies, and ourselves from potential liabilities? The full article is available at http://artisansgroup.biz/writings.html.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Wayne Baruch, MBA, President of The Artisans Group
Wayne Baruch is President of The Artisans Group
• A full-service remodeler, specializing in historic restoration & repairing structural, insect, & water damage,
• An expert witness & an instructor in construction-related topics.

He is an Associate Member of the ABA and its Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, and its Forum Committee on the Construction Industry. His audiences have included several colleges and universities, the NY Real Estate Investors Assn., and he has been a repeat guest on WDVR-FM. The Bucks County, PA Chamber of Commerce honored Baruch & three others with its 2009 Humanitarian Award for their work rebuilding in Miss. in the aftermath of Katrina, Rita, & Gustav.

Baruch is past Vice Chair of PMI’s Design-Procurement-Construction Group, was the #5-ranked Builder for Lennar Corp’s NJ Div. in 2003, & has earned awards from the NJ Community Builder’s Assn. & the Central Jersey Chap. of NARI

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While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this publication, it is not intended to provide legal advice as individual situations will differ and should be discussed with an expert and/or lawyer.
For specific technical or legal advice on the information provided and related topics, please contact the author.

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