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Legal implications of green building, Part I: the US litigation and claims experience
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • January 31 2009

The construction industry will be transformed over the next few years by the green building movement

What proof is necessary to validate a subcontractor back charge?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2009

Across the board, there are not a lot of court decisions that get into the details of many of the typical problems that are seen on a troubled construction project

Recent United States district court ruling highlights the importance of defining terms when drafting construction and real estate agreements
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

A recent ruling by a United States district court demonstrates that the fate of a multimillion dollar construction project can be decided by the

The significance of reporting judgments
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

Contractors beware! Pursuant to the recent findings of the California Court of Appeal in Pacific Caisson & Shoring, Inc. v. Bernards Bros Inc., in

Court rejects contractor’s mechanic’s lien because of ‘intent’
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

The Illinois Court of Appeals’ recent decision in AUI Construction Group, LLC v. Vaessen highlights the need for careful planning in structuring

The 60 Second Construction Journal
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • December 10 2015

An engineering Joint Venture contracted with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (“DART”) to provide design plans and specifications for a light rail line

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

What Mayor Hancock’s local ordinance means for condo construction in Denver
  • Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

On October 8, 2015, Mayor Michael Hancock released a draft ordinance that would significantly change how condominium construction defect suits are

Florida Appellate Court finds coverage for noxious fumes from Chinese drywall excluded under efficient proximate cause doctrine
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

A Florida appellate court recently held that coverage for a loss caused by Chinese drywall was barred by pollution and latent defect exclusions

Second District rejects CEQA and fair transit hearing challenges to LA Metro’s Westside Subway Extension Project in lengthy published opinion
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • November 3 2015

In a 65-page opinion certified for publication and filed October 22, 2015, the Second Appellate District Court of Appeal affirmed the Los Angeles