Many industry form documents and custom construction contracts contain provisions shifting or limiting the respective parties’ risks. One of the more potentially significant risk-limiting provisions seen primarily in...more
Most would assume that a warranty lasts for as long as the warranty’s terms. In North Carolina, a recent Court of Appeals decision has made clear that an extended warranty, absent evidence of fraudulent, willful, or wanton...more
Because a general contractor is generally in charge of the entirety of a construction project, it is often assumed, and alleged in lawsuits, that the general contractor is legally responsible for the safety of the jobsite. ...more
This annual update is to provide a review of the most significant decisions impacting design professionals. The cases will consider the following important issues: the effect contractual language has on a professional...more
This portion of the materials will focus on the use and effect of 30(b)(6) deposition testimony.
Indemnity Clauses and Anti-Indemnity Legislation -
I. Purpose and Enforceability of Indemnity Clauses -
Indemnification is an equitable doctrine that attempts to shift the burden of a judgment from one party...more