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Contract's notice provision bars claim for extra work

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

The United States Court of Federal Claims recently held that a contractor's claim for additional compensation for a change should be denied because

Anti-indemnification statutes and their impact upon insuring indemnification obligations versus those of an additional insured

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

Construction projects are inherently risky endeavors. A myriad of things that can go wrong range from damaging a tree on neighboring property, to the

An overview of the difference between indemnity obligations and obligations to provide additional insured coverage

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

One of the most important risk-shifting devices in a construction contract is the indemnification provision because it protects one party from

ISO 2013 additional insured endorsements revisions - what the construction industry needs to do

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

New risks associated with recent revisions to the standard ISO Additional Insured endorsements language have not been addressed by many in the

Public policy limitations on indemnity for sole or partial negligence

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

Contractors often develop standard contracts for use on a variety of projects, tailored most often to the demands and particular needs of the owner

Federal past performance evaluations - is the New Deal a Square Deal?

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

In 1904 Theodore Roosevelt campaigned for President on a platform promising a "Square Deal" for Americans. Twenty-eight years later, his cousin

Time to dust off your contracts given AAA's new rules for fixed time and cost construction arbitration

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

On June 15, 2014, the American Arbitration Association (AAA) released its Supplementary Rules for Fixed Time and Cost Arbitration. These new optional

SBA increases small business size standards for construction

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2014

In an interim rule published June 12, 2014, effective July 14, 2014, the Small Business Administration has updated its revenue based size standards

Can a contractor hold a subcontractor to its bid?

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2014

The Contractor was preparing to bid on a school project. On the day of the bid, a Subcontractor submitted its bid to the Contractor to perform the

What will the arbitrator's final award look like?

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2014

Claims and disputes involving construction projects tend to be technically complex, factually intensive and costly to resolve through litigation. As