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Property owner is strictly liable for Building Code violation
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2014

The owner of a building open to public use will be strictly liable for damage or injury resulting from a code violation, under a decision issued by


Waiver of subrogation two reminders
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2014

Diesel fuel is spilled during renovation of a library, damaging both the work in progress and the surrounding building or land. Damages may exceed


Three strikes on defective work insurance claim
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2014

A federal appeals court recently retired, in short order, a contractor's insurance claim arising from defective work. The claim arose when scratches


Q: when is a monthly release not a release?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2014

When the issue is decided in arbitration. An arbitrator’s decision that a periodic subcontractor release had not waived claims made in arbitration


The irony of defamation lawsuits construction edition
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2014

There is a certain irony in any defamation lawsuit, which is a public request for redress arising from a statement the claimant says should not have


Enforcing arbitration rights: too little too late too bad
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2013

A contract agreement to arbitrate can be enforced by either party, and can also be waived by either party. Most arbitration waiver cases are


The construction trial will be held far, far away!
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

Suppose you're a New Jersey subcontractor on a New Jersey project, where the project owner is based in New York and the prime contractor in Wisconsin


This claim is too strong to have to arbitrate!
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

Just when you think you've heard it all. An architect sues for breach of contract and copyright infringement, and the owner files a motion to stay


Statute of repose not tolled by builder’s occupancy of house
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2015

Is the New Hampshire eight-year statute of repose tolled (extended) when the original builder occupies a house for four years? The NH Supreme Court


State Supreme Court orders official to set prevailing wage rates
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

The New Mexico Supreme Court has ordered a public official to establish prevailing wage rates in accordance with current collective bargaining