This article begins with the premise that there is no such thing as a standard contract and goes on to explore some of the ways that the attorney/client relationship can have unexpected benefits for technical communication consultants and contractors. The conclusion is that these communicators
should seek legal counsel to protect themselves and their businesses.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: February 1, 1998
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