Gregory M. Boucher

Gregory M. Boucher

Saul Ewing LLP

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Attorney General Crackdown on DBE/MBE Representations in Subcontracts

The Massachusetts Attorney General is taking action to ensure that general contractors working on public construction are complying with state requirements to use DBE/MBE subcontractors....more

10/9/2015 - Attorney Generals Construction Contracts DBE Program DBE/MBE False Claims Act (FCA) Federal Contractors Minority-Owned Businesses Public Projects Subcontractors Women-Owned Businesses

Construction Law Advisory - August 2015

Pennsylvania’s Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (“CASPA”) is a powerful tool for contractors and subcontractors to ensure that they receive prompt payment for their work and may entitle them to expansive remedies,...more

9/3/2015 - American Arbitration Association Arbitration CASPA Competitive Bidding Construction Industry Contractors Department of Transportation (DOT) Enforcement Actions Government Contractors Inside Information Joinder Mediation Natural Gas PA Supreme Court Prompt Payment Public Private Partnerships (P3s) Public Projects Subcontractors Telecommunications Wireless Industry

Construction Law Advisory - May 2015

In This Issue: - Beware of penny bidding: Contractors could be stuck footing the bill for differing site conditions - Pennsylvania Supreme Court weighs whether good faith refusal to pay is a factor in awarding...more

5/5/2015 - Arbitration Attorney's Fees Competitive Bidding Construction Contracts Construction Industry Construction Site Contractors General Contractors New Legislation PA Supreme Court Public Private Partnerships (P3s) Site Condition Claim

Construction Law Advisory - December 2014

In This Issue: - Retainage limited to 5 percent in Massachusetts: Outlier or coming to your state? - Pennsylvania overhauls mechanic’s lien law with creation of state construction notices directory -...more

12/22/2014 - Bid Protests Construction Industry Construction Project Federal Contractors General Contractors Mechanics Lien Public Projects Retainage Subcontractors

Supreme Court rules that statutes of repose may bar state tort claims under CERCLA

On June 9, 2014, the United States Supreme Court, in CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, ruled that an individual state’s statute of repose is not preempted by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of...more

6/13/2014 - CERCLA Contaminated Properties CTS v Waldburger Environmental Liability Environmental Policies Hazardous Substances SCOTUS Statute of Limitations Statute of Repose Water

Bad Faith Sentinel - February 2014

In This Issue: - Indiana Bad Faith Ruling is Reminder that Resolution of Breach of Contract Claims in Favor of Insurer Does Not Necessarily Require Disposal of Tort-Based Bad Faith Claims - Fifth Circuit Court...more

2/13/2014 - Bad Faith Breach of Contract Insurance Industry

New Workforce Regulations for Federal Government Contractors About to Take Effect

On November 19, 2013, the Associated Builders and Contractors (“ABC”) filed a lawsuit seeking to prevent the implementation of new federal regulations affecting employers with more than 50 employees and with more than $50,000...more

11/25/2013 - Affirmative Action Compliance Contractors Disability Federal Contractors OFCCP Rehabilitation Act Veterans Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act

Bad Faith Sentinel - October 2013

In This Issue: - Wisconsin Court of Appeals: Insurer Does Not Commit Bad Faith by Refusing to Pay the Undisputed Portion of an Insured’s Claim Where the Policy Does Not Require Payment - Southern District of...more

10/2/2013 - Attorney-Client Privilege Bad Faith Insurance Industry Policy Limits Settlement Title Insurance Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Waivers

Bad Faith Sentinel - August 2013

In This Issue: - Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Insurer’s “Paid When Incurred” Practice is Not Bad Faith or a Violation of Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law - California Court...more

8/28/2013 - Bad Faith Insurance Industry Policy Violations Unfair Insurance Practices Act Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices

Bad Faith Sentinel - July 2013

CONTENTS - Northern District of Texas: No Bad Faith for Denying Property Damage Claim Due to Insured’s Failure to Allow Insurer More Than a Day’s Time for Inspection Prior to Insured’s Remediation - District of...more

8/1/2013 - Allstate Bad Faith Duty to Defend Excess Policies Inspections Insurance Industry Nationwide Insurance Co. Remediation

Bad Faith Sentinel - April 2013

In This Issue: - Western District Of Washington: Denial of a Defense Where Additional-Insured Status Was Arguable, and Doing So in Reliance on Extrinsic Evidence, Were Both Acts of Bad Faith - New York Court...more

5/1/2013 - Additional Insured Attorney-Client Privilege Bad Faith Corporate Counsel Discovery Document Requests

Bad Faith Sentinel - March 2013

In This Issue: - Southern District Of Ohio: Insurer Does Not Commit Bad Faith By Voiding Policy Due To Insured’s Failure To Promptly And Fully Cooperate With Insurer’s Fire Investigation - Pennsylvania Court...more

4/3/2013 - Arson Bad Faith Exclusionary Clauses Homeowner's Insurance Insurance Industry Investigations Punitive Damages Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists

Beware of Payments to Contractors and Subcontractors under Assignment Agreements

In a decision under the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) that could apply in any state, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“Court”) ruled this month that when a general contractor agrees to an assignment of payments to...more

3/29/2013 - Assignments Contractors Subcontractors

Bad Faith Sentinel - February 2013

In This Issue: CONTENTS - Southern District Of California: Excess Insurer Liable For Bad Faith For Two Month Delay In Responding To Insured’s Demand To Either Pay Negotiated Settlement Or To Take Over Insured’s...more

3/1/2013 - Bad Faith CNA Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Delay Claims Excess Policies National Union Settlement

Bad Faith Sentinel - December 2012

In This Issue: - Florida Court Holds That Insurer’s Claim File, Including Log Notes And Internal Emails, Is Protected By Work Product Protection pages 1 - 2 - Southern District Of Mississippi: Insurer Has Right to...more

12/21/2012 - Bad Faith Life Insurance Misrepresentation Summary Judgment Work Product Privilege

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