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Different states impose different limitations on indemnity and additional insured provisions

USA - January 21 2015 Indemnity provisions, also known as hold harmless agreements, are frequently included in construction contracts to transfer the risk of third-party…

FOIA requests as legal business espionage

USA - December 21 2012 The economic downturn in the construction industry did more than create razor-thin profits - it also raised the stakes of competition by…

Accountant May Be Liable for Millions to Surety for Allegedly Misleading Audit

USA - March 29 2021 A Pennsylvania federal court held an Accounting firm who prepared an audit for a surety’s principal may be held liable for negligent…

Differing Site Conditions Produce Differing Challenges

USA - January 8 2019 The saying “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry” can too often apply in the construction industry. A contractor may receive a…

How States’ Interstate Commerce Restrictions Are Testing the Construction Industry and the Constitution

USA - April 9 2020 Imagine you are a contractor from New York where construction work is deemed nonessential, and your projects are being shut down. To stay afloat…