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Common sense contracting - summer 2014
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • July 10 2014

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


Surety bonds: direct claims v derivative claims who knew?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2015

The debtor made claims against a surety that issued a performance bond in connection with a construction contract. The surety contended that it was


Not your average bond - design services in alternative project delivery methods
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • May 5 2015

The rise in popularity of alternative project delivery methods that combine design services complicates the already opaque world of surety bonds. As


Pursuing a Performance Bond? Follow the Terms of the Bond
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • December 15 2016

A contractor seeking almost $1 million in claimed cost overruns against a subcontractor’s bond has been reminded that the bond terms must be followed


Bid Shopping Bid Peddling: What It Is, Why It Hurts, and What Can Be Done About It?
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • December 7 2015

Eric Travers presented "Bid Shopping Bid Peddling: What It Is, Why It Hurts, and What Can Be Done About It?" at the LMCIFIF Convention in Las


It pays to notice
  • Vandeventer Black LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2015

As you review the contract for the work that will occupy half your workforce for the next two years you see that there are provisions requiring your


Tips for dispute avoidance in the current oil price environment
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

Oil prices, which held below $50bbl in August 2015, are projected to remain below $60bbl through 2016.1 As a result, the conventional belief is


Pennsylvania Supreme Court holds contractor may recover in quantum meruit where home improvement contract does not satisfy statutory requirements for enforcement
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

Homeowners Raymond and Donna Mantia contracted Shafer Electric & Construction (“Shafer”) to build a two-car garage addition onto their house


First things first: registration and licensing requirements for contractors working in foreign jurisdictions
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

Construction companies’ increasing opportunities to perform work across state lines poses unique challenges and requirements, not the least of which


Suppliers and contractors beware of personal liability for unfair trade practices claim
  • Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson PA
  • USA
  • October 1 2015

Typically, an officer of a corporation does not incur personal liability for a corporation's torts (i.e., acts of negligence) merely because of his