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How construction lenders can avoid title insurance coverage denial for mechanics liens
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

A title insurance company can deny a construction lender's coverage against mechanics liens that were asserted after the lender stopped funding the


Colorado Supreme Court: construction lender's subsidiary is not a "subsequent purchaser"
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2015

Lenders and contractors may want to take additional precautions before they take title to a newly constructed home through foreclosure (or deed in


Zachry construction Corp.: the end to indemnity for exemplary damages?
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

In August 2014, the Texas Supreme Court decided Zachry Construction Corp. v. Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, 2014 WL 4472616 (Tex


New York Appellate Division holds that subcontractor’s failure to give cure notice before stopping work did not bar recovery because contractor’s prior unjustified failure to make three successive progress payments constituted uncured, material breach
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York affirmed judgment in favor of a subcontractor holding that although the subcontractor failed


Illinois court holds relief available to a sub-subcontractor under an unjust enrichment theory for work requested but not paid for by general contractor
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

CIn May of 2006, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (“Highway Authority”) retained Defendant Lorig Construction Company (“Lorig”) as general


“Additional insured”: are you really covered?
  • Much Shelist PC
  • USA
  • December 10 2014

It is standard practice on any construction project: the general contractor requires its subcontractor to obtain certificates of insurance indicating


What constitutes an "occurrence" in your CGL policy?
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2014

In Cincinnati Ins. Co. v. AMSCO Windows, No. 13-4155, 2014 WL 6679589, at 3 (10th Cir. Nov. 26, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth


Arizona Court of Appeals tackles additional insured status in construction contracts
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

Construction contracts between owners, developers, general contractors, and subcontractors frequently require the down-stream contractor to defend


Today’s contracts enforceability issues, part II: those pesky forum selection clauses
  • Much Shelist PC
  • USA
  • December 10 2014

This installment of our series on contract provisions that may not be enforceable focuses on clauses that require the parties to litigate or


Does your construction mortgage really protect you from mechanic’s liens?
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2014

If you are a lendermortgagee and your borrowermortgagor is adding more real property collateral to the mortgage (in Ohio), how do you retain your