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One-sided arbitration clauses don't survive judicial scrutiny in Maryland's state and federal courts. Maryland contract law will not enforce an arbitration clause lacking mutuality of consideration....more
There is a growing trend in Construction leaning towards “preventative law” in the shape of what is referred to as Dispute Resolution Boards (“DRB”), resulting in saving time, project costs, and legal fees both during and...more
Originally published in Insurance Law360 on November 2, 2012.
The California Supreme Court recently issued an important decision concerning the forum for litigation of construction defect claims. However, as a practical...more
Denver District Court orders arbitration of construction defect claims in Glass House Residential Association v. Alta Riverfront LLC et al, no. 2012CV1531....more
In This Issue:
- Letter from the Editor
- California Supreme Court Enforces Arbitration Provision in Construction Defect Case
- Colorado News: Designation of Non-Parties at Fault in Construction Defect Cases...more
In construction litigation, almost every description—from Aggregate, Beater Bars and Canusa wraps, to Wonderboard, Yokes and Z-bars—involves specialized language of the trade that must be made understandable. Visual aids...more
On August 16, 2012, the California Supreme Court in Pinnacle Museum Tower Association v. Pinnacle Market Development (US), LLC held that arbitration provisions in Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs) are enforceable...more
VirtualCourthouse provides a fresh new approach to arbitration. An approach which provides flexibility and cost savings not available through AAA, JAMs, National Arbitration Forum. Have you noticed that arbitration has become...more
Here is the latest of Collyer Bristow's regular updates on Construction Law. Press Ctrl to click through to the articles. For further information visit www.collyerbristow.com or email Jane Hughes at...more
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