We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 1,236

Prime contractor not liable for subcontractor employee's injury

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2008

In Madden v. Summit View, Inc., a California court of appeal confirmed the general rule regarding prime contractor liability for injuries to subcontractor employees

The Venetian saga continues... Nevada Supreme Court invalidates prospective lien waivers and pay-if-paid provisions

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2008

On June 12, 2008, the Nevada Supreme Court issued its ruling in what is expected to be one of the last cases arising out of the construction of one of the largest casino-resorts in Las Vegas

Contractors beware: Pennsylvania permits recovery by subcontractors for unjust enrichment without proof of payment to contractor by owner

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2008

In a recent ruling, the Pennsylvania Superior Court permitted a subcontractor to recover damages against a contractor on a theory of unjust enrichment without having to prove that the owner had paid the contractor

Court of Federal Claims approves use of indefinite deliveryindefinite quantity contracts for the procurement of construction projects by the government

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2008

In a novel decision, Tyler Const. Group v. U.S., No. 08-94C , __ WL___(Fed. Cl. Aug. 14, 2008), the U.S. Court of Federal Claims has allowed the use of indefinite deliveryindefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the procurement of construction services by the government

What the courts are saying...

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2008

Our first case for the month of October comes from the Court of Appeals for Henry County, Ohio

Damages caused to component parts by subcontractors’ deficient work is not “property damage” caused by an occurrence

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2008

An Indiana federal district court recently granted summary judgment on the ground that an insurer had no duty under a CGL policy to indemnify its insured, a general contractor, in a suit premised on alleged faulty workmanship of the insured’s subcontractors

9th Circuit requires EPA to set storm water runoff limits for construction activities

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2008

The 9th Circuit upheld a decision requiring the EPA to set storm water runoff limits for construction activities by Dec. 1, 2009

The legislature has the power to award construction contracts without complying with competitive bidding requirements

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2008

The California State Contract Act (California Public Contract Code 10100, et seq.) requires competitive bidding for most public projects

A contractual claims procedure supersedes the claims procedure established by Government Code 910

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2008

In Arntz Builders v. City of Berkeley, the city entered into a contract with a contractor on a $20 million library project

Massachusetts court finds that general contractor’s alleged errors fall within “professional services” exclusion in CGL policy

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2008

A Massachusetts state court recently found that a professional services exclusion applied to claims against a contractor for improper “siting” of a house