Amy E. Garber

Amy E. Garber


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New DC Construction Codes Take Effect

Already on the forefront of green building innovation, the District of Columbia has adopted a new set of construction codes that, most notably, includes advanced energy and green construction regulations. On March 26, 2014,...more

8/18/2014 - Building Standards Construction Contracts Green Buildings

ABA's Forum on Construction Industry 2013 Fall Meeting Focuses on P3s

This past September, the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry held its annual Fall Meeting in Washington D.C. The program covered a wide range of issues concerning the present and future of...more

11/26/2013 - ABA P3s Public-Private Partnerships

Cherrington et al. v. Erie Ins. Prop. & Cas. Co.: A New Direction in Commercial General Liability Interpretation in West Virginia

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has abandoned nearly five decades of holding that faulty workmanship is not an “occurrence” under commercial general liability (“CGL”) policies. On June 18, 2013, the West Virginia...more

9/19/2013 - Commercial General Liability Policies Construction Defects Faulty Workmanship Occurrence

Recent Amendments to Virginia Mechanics' Lien Statute Require Contractor Licenses

Under March 2013 amendments to the Virginia mechanics’ lien statute, contractors seeking mechanics’ liens must now demonstrate that they are licensed to complete their work. As a result, contractors who do not obtain the...more

4/23/2013 - Contractors Licenses Mechanics Lien

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure Why You Need an Effective Compliance Program

For centuries, health care providers have enlightened patients with the well-known adage: “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” A recent set of cases involving a durable medical equipment company and its...more

12/6/2012 - Compliance False Claims Act Fraud Healthcare

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