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California Appellate Court holds direct contractors must comply with 20-day stop payment notice requirement
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

Direct contractors who fail to serve a preliminary 20-day stop payment notice on the project's construction lender do so at their own peril. The


R-e-c-i-p-r-o-c-i-t-y find out what it means to you
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2014

Is a licensed contractor in good standing in State A permitted to offer to contract for or to perform work requiring a contractor's license in State


Mississippi legislature expands State's lien law to protect subcontractors, suppliers, and materialmen
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

In the wake of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals' long-awaited ruling in Noatex Corp. v. King Construction of Houston, LLC, Case No. 12-60385 (5th


Not in my backyard: Houston case signals increasing challenges to development
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

The Houston real estate market has seen an escalation of commercial, mixed use, and residential projects. This upturn in overall development


Principal architects on residential projects liable for construction defects outside their control; developers and owners may pay the price
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

On July 3, 2014, the California Supreme Court decided the much watched case Beacon Residential Community Assoc. V. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP


The Spearin Doctrine Revisited: Penzel Construction v. Jackson R-2 School District
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2017

In a recent Missouri appellate decision, the court recognized and reaffirmed the Spearin Doctrine which provides that an owner impliedly warrants the


Pennsylvania Mechanics' Lien Law amended, clarifying open-end construction loan mortgage priority
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

On July 9, 2014, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Act 117 of 2014, which amends the Pennsylvania Mechanics' Lien Law (MLL), 49 P.S


Contractor May Be Entitled To Indemnity From Subcontractor For Injuries To Sub’s Employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

Aluma (the “Contractor”) was sued by employees of Nibbi Bros. (the “Employer”) for injuries sustained on the job. Contractor sued Employer for


Massachusetts Appellate Court Holds That No-Damages-for-Delay Clause Does Not Bar Claim for Schedule Compression and Affirms Award of Total Cost Damages
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

The Massachusetts State College Building Authority contracted with Suffolk Construction Company (“Suffolk”) to serve as the general contractor for


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