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Early Registration Now Open For Construction SuperConference

July 26th, 2018

Early registration for Construction SuperConference (CSC), the preeminent construction conference developed for mid- to senior-level professionals who work in any of the legal and commercial

Opinion—Real Estate Developers Increase Profits by Embracing Regulations Instead of Fighting Them

July 25th, 2018

By Don Wallis   Developers are helping restore the vitality of the Chesapeake Bay. The construction industry devotes considerable time and expense fighting to limit

Local School Board Can Render a Contract Void because it Exceeded Its Statutory Authority

July 25th, 2018

There was no legal recourse for the contractor who entered into the contract with the School Board. Contractors working for governmental agencies, more often than

The Faulty Work of a Subcontractor is Probably a Covered “Occurrence” in New York

July 25th, 2018

The Tenth Circuit interprets contractual language in favor of the policy holder. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently ruled that the

Massachusetts Court Finds There is No Coverage for Preventative Maintenance

July 25th, 2018

The court rejected the plaintiff’s argument that the contract contained ambiguous language that would allow coverage. Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry’s blog contains a discussion

Insurers not Liable for Employer’s Failure to Notify Employees of Insurance Provisions

July 25th, 2018

The employer, not the insurance carrier, has a duty to notify insured to file evidence of insurability. An article by Chris Busey, Tom Hora, and

Construction SuperConference Announces Keynote Speaker

June 28th, 2018

Rich Karlgaard, an entrepreneur-turned-publisher, columnist, author, television commentator, private investor and board director, brings his unique perspective on the trends driving the business and investment

Opinion—The U.S Supreme Court Ruling in Epic Systems v. Lewis is Victory for Business, Setback for Organized Labor

June 27th, 2018

By Don Wallis.   The Court reaffirms the intended purpose of the Federal Arbitration Act. The 1925 Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) was crafted to allow

Complying with Rules for P3s for Public Transportation Projects is Now Easier

June 27th, 2018

The new FTA Rules are similar to the Federal Highway Administration procedures The Federal Transit Authority has issued its “’Private Investment Project Procedures, (PIPP), designed,

California Supreme Court Clarifies the Use of Good Faith Withholdings in Payment Disputes

June 27th, 2018

The Legislative intent of prompt payment statutes must be taken into account. Both common law and statutory law prompt payment provisions allow a prime contractor