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Closing out an arbitration award (how not to)
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

Two contractors concluded arbitration proceedings and the panel issued its award in February 2011. Upon request of one party, the panel amended its


Statute of repose not tolled by builder’s occupancy of house
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2015

Is the New Hampshire eight-year statute of repose tolled (extended) when the original builder occupies a house for four years? The NH Supreme Court


Non-signatory compels arbitration by signatory party
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2015

Occasionally there are cases where one party to an arbitration agreement attempts to compel arbitration with a non-signatory party. The Massachusetts


High-stakes nuke case remains where the contract says
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2014

Duke Energy and Westinghouse Electric are battling over money due, or not due, for the cancelled Levy County nuclear power plant in Florida. After


Dealing with out-of-state vendors where can you be sued?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2013

E-commerce has brought to the forefront an issue identified by courts in the days when traveling salesmen and delivery by the US Postal Service were


Prompt pay means prompt pay
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2013

A contractor sends an inflated invoice to an owner for a completed project. The owner fails to pay anything against that invoice - even the amount


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


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


Subcontract is enforceable even though too low to pay prevailing wage rates
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2015

A subcontractor agreed to perform site clearing work for $5,000, and only later learned it was a public project requiring payment of prevailing wages


Interplay of general liability and pollution liability coverage
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2015

An explosion caused by release of natural gas from a damaged pipe caused personal injury and property damage. Resulting lawsuits against the