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Res judicata, claim splitting, and arbitration
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2014

An arbitration claimant who sought to preserve the right to pursue related claims against the same opponent has found its efforts barred by the Rhode


Reminder: False Claims Act lessons are expensive
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

A contractor filing false prevailing wage certifications was reminded just how costly it can be to run afoul of a False Claims Act charge


Contract Disputes Act deadline for Contracting Officer decision can’t keep extending
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2015

The government when faced with a complex contractor claim may extend the deadline for the Contracting Officer's response to a date beyond the


AIA contract dispute resolution choices what does “other” mean?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

The AIA contract forms include three options for dispute resolution: arbitration, litigation, and "other." A Connecticut Superior Court judge has


Baseball spectator strikes out against architect
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

A spectator hit by a foul ball during a Mets game decided to sue for damages, and his suit included the architects of Citi Field as defendants. He


Waiving arbitration by pursuing litigation
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

Cases concerning waiver of arbitration rights typically get into the nitty-gritty of what the parties did prior to one of them seeking to change


Court interprets “substantial completion” to extend repose period
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2014

The HVAC sub finished a new condo unit system in August 2001. The condo was substantially complete in early 2002. But since the developer did not pay


Failure to comply with Prompt Pay Act trumps claimed failure to perform
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2014

When a New Jersey public authority failed to comply with the NJ Prompt Pay Act, it was obligated to pay the contractor even though it argued the


Insurance coverage for damaged NYC tower crane
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

Readers will recall photos of a tower crane damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Construction of the NYC high-rise building known as One57 was underway when


No equitable adjustment for contractor with penny bid
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

Believing actual quantities of rock removal would be far less than the engineer's estimate, the contractor bid a penny per cubic yard of rock removal