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New and recently revisited Florida law affecting construction disputes and possible implications
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

In March 2014, Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal issued The School Board of Broward County, Florida v. Pierce GodwinAlexander & Linville, 137


Home builder’s Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy does not cover faulty workmanship of subcontractors
  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2014

In the case of J-McDaniel Construction Co., Inc. v. Mid-Continent Casualty Company, the Eighth Circuit, applying Arkansas law, had occasion to


Retroactive application of statute of repose found unconstitutional
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • October 7 2014

Ohio and most other states have a "statute of repose" which basically provides that a certain amount of time after substantial completion one cannot


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


Limitation of liability clause in pre-2007 professional contracts enforceable
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

The Colorado Legislature enacted the Homeowner Protection Act (HPA), C.R.S. 13-20-806(7), in response to unequal bargaining power between


Collecting judgments across state lines
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • March 12 2015

In recent years, many in the construction industry have found themselves in the situation of having obtained a judgment against an owner, general


Court rejects application of subcontract’s no-damages-for-delay clause
  • Robinson & Cole LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

A recent Massachusetts Superior Court decision refused to enforce a subcontract's no-damages-for-delay clause and allowed a subcontractor to recover


Texas Supreme Court denies litigants’ petition to review the contours of the Texas economic loss rule
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2014

The Texas Supreme Court denied a petition for review stemming from the Houston Court of Appeals’Barzoukas v. Found. Design, Ltd. decision. The case is


Liens with intentionally incorrect information may still be enforceable
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2014

Generally, lien waivers that contain fraudulent information are not enforceable. However, not all intentionally misleading statements are fraudulent


Construction case law update - September 26, 2014
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • September 26 2014

Insurer adequately alleged elements of contribution, equitable subrogation, and breach of contract claims in construction defect matter. Insurance