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Liability of the entity capable of detecting a defect of construction works: a comparative study of the U.S. and the Republic of Lithuania

    Sigitas Mitkus Affiliation
    ; Nancy J. White Affiliation

Abstract

The his research looks specifically into the potential legal liability of the entity capable of detecting construction defects: contractor, nonprofessional owner, professional owner, technical supervisor, designer and building inspector. In this study, the responsibility of each entity for construction defects is discussed and the corresponding documentation and statutory and case law are analyzed for the U.S., Lithuania, and some other countries for comparative purposes.

Keyword : quality management, construction law, defects of construction works, construction mamagement, conflict management

How to Cite
Mitkus, S., & White, N. (2018). Liability of the entity capable of detecting a defect of construction works: a comparative study of the U.S. and the Republic of Lithuania. Business, Management and Education, 16, 174-189. https://doi.org/10.3846/bme.2018.2000
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