Credit: ACI

This invaluable publication for concrete industry designers, suppliers, and contractors, Legal Issues in Concrete Construction (2nd Edition), contains more than 150 cases in 23 chapters. The first chapter provides a basic primer on concrete, and is followed by chapters organized around specific construction and legal topics such as cracking, load tickets, and responsibility for mix. As an added bonus for reader convenience and reference, the complete report “ACI 132R-14 - Guide for Responsibility in Concrete Construction” has been included as Appendix C.

Author Jeffrey W. Coleman, an active ACI member, is a licensed structural engineer with more than 30 years of experience as a practicing attorney. Coleman collected legal cases specific to concrete construction and presents them in a usable format for contractors and design professionals in this publication. Learn more and purchase at