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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


Reverse Like-Kind Exchange Qualifies For Section 1031 Non-Recognition Treatment
  • Dean Mead Attorneys at Law
  • USA
  • November 16 2016

In Bartell v. Comm’r, the Tax Court held that a reverse like-kind exchange made by a drug store chain which did not qualify for the safe harbor


Rhode Island Supreme Court bars second arbitration based on the doctrine of res judicata
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

An architectural firm contracted to provide architectural, engineering and design services for a state veterans home for a "not to exceed fee" of $61


Ohio Supreme Court clarifies pay-if-paid
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

A pay-if-paid provision in a construction subcontract can be a scary thing for a subcontractor or supplier to a contractor with a direct contract


Beacon expanded beyond prime architect to geotechnical engineer
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2014

In a recent trial court decision (Flaherty v Dolan, Case No. CGC-12-522648), a San Francisco judge found as a matter of law that a geotechnical


U.S. Supreme Court passes on review of Illinois Employee Classification Act, leaving statute intact as “constructed”
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2014

An Illinois state law directed at preventing the misclassification of construction employees as independent contractors remains intact after the US


Texas Supreme Court hands big insurance win to construction industry
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2014

The Ewing Construction Co. v. Amerisure Insurance Co. saga began in 2008, when Ewing Construction entered into a contract with a school district to


California Residential Right to Repair Act Update: Liberty Mutual rejected. Homeowner Plaintiffs Required to Follow Pre-Litigation Requirements
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

On December 2, 2016, the Third Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal in Elliott Homes, Inc. v. Superior Court (Hicks et al.) 2016


Two Instances Where One Party Could Not Compel a Non-Party to Arbitrate
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • December 2 2016

The Maryland Court of Special Appeal has recently issued decisions in two separate matters, reaching similar conclusions on very different sets of


Don't muck up your case by failing to gather and present the right evidence
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • June 4 2015

On May 22, 2015, a Florida appellate court issued an opinion, which highlights the importance of gathering and presenting sufficient evidence to