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The importance of clear contract terms
  • Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
  • USA
  • February 6 2017

Many legal battles in the construction industry revolve around contract interpretation disputes. Care in contract drafting is a valuable way to avoid


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


A Flimsy Facade Provides No Shelter: Personal Liability and the Project Architect - What is Meant by "Piercing the Corporate Veil?"
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • June 21 2016

As a legal precept, officers andor shareholders of a corporation cannot be liable to third parties for the acts of the corporation, which is an


General Partner’s President and Guarantor owes nothing to Limited Partnership after Foreclosure
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • June 9 2016

Resolving important issues of appellate jurisdiction as well as substantive issues of fiduciary relationships and guaranty agreements, the Dallas


Ohio appellate court upholds waiver of claims clauses
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

An Ohio appellate court recently held that by failing to comply with contractual notice requirements, a contractor waived its right to bring claims


The Contract Isn’t Signed, a Few Issues Remain, the Work is Done; Now What?
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

Lawyers hate this question. A contractor and subcontractor, having gone back and forth on a few contract terms while the sub is performing work


Killer Clauses in Construction Subcontracts: Allocating Risk with Subcontractor Agreements
  • Brouse McDowell
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

As last week’s newsletter mentioned, 2016 is expected to bring continued growth to the construction industry. This growth also brings increased risk


Owner forfeiture of default termination rights
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

For construction contractors, default termination is the worst-case scenario from both a financial and reputational perspective. Lost profits, sunk


Materialmen: “The Last Item of Work” for Purposes of Filing a Statement of Lien
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • March 17 2016

In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we present for your consideration a decision from the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals. In the case, the


Indemnification Clauses after Safeway
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • March 11 2016

On February 18, 2016, the New Mexico Supreme Court held in Safeway Inc. v. Rooter 2000 Plumbing & Drain SSS, 2016-NMSC-___ (No. 33,969, Feb. 18