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A two man job

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2014

The plaintiff was a subcontractor on a building site who alleged he was injured when a ladder he was descending fell over in high winds. He said that

North Dakota Supreme Court establishes defense to “no damage for delay” clause

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2014

In June 2014, the North Dakota Supreme Court issued its decision in C&C Plumbing & Heating, LLP v. Williams County et al, No. 20130297. The Court

Principal architects on residential projects liable for construction defects outside their control; developers and owners may pay the price

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 16 2014

On July 3, 2014, the California Supreme Court decided the much watched case Beacon Residential Community Assoc. V. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP

Pennsylvania Mechanics' Lien Law amended, clarifying open-end construction loan mortgage priority

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 16 2014

On July 9, 2014, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Act 117 of 2014, which amends the Pennsylvania Mechanics' Lien Law (MLL), 49 P.S

Prosecution for Victorian Building Authority of unregistered builder

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
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  • July 16 2014

Maddocks recently represented the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) in a significant Building Act prosecution. The accused were George Kotsiras

Second Circuit - architect's faulty designs were two separate defects

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 15 2014

On June 23, 2014, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in the case Dormitory Authority of the State of New York v. Continental

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Sophisticated user defense denied again in California

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 15 2014

Since the California Supreme Court recognized and applied the sophisticated user defense in Johnson v. American Standard, most other attempts to

Mechanic's liens: tips for landlords

  • Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

Colorado maintains a very strong mechanic's lien statute designed to ensure that construction and design professionals receive the payments to which

Do I need a building licence for repair work?

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • July 15 2014

In this Alert, Partner Adam Carlton-Smith, Special Counsel Karen Browne and Associate Olivia Williamson consider the implications the Court of