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Simplifying Complicated Language in Construction Contracts

Construction contract terms and insurance are often complicated. While that is nothing new, having a new way to understand these “maddening” terms is a welcomed change.

Diane Bureman, Senior Vice President and Senior Account Executive for Lockton Companies, offers simple explanations for this otherwise complicated jargon in construction as a three-part series for Engineering News-Record.

“When insurance requirements are unclear in a contract, do not make assumptions,” advises Bureman. “Always understand clearly what you are agreeing to, and whether it is even commercially available.”

Every word and punctuation mark in a contract counts, especially construction contracts. Bureman highlights multiple key phrases that few people fully understand, but that are included in many construction contracts

For the complete set of tips, read the three-part series:

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