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One of the most effective payment remedies for direct contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers is the mechanics lien. First conceived by Thomas Jefferson to encourage construction of the then “new” capital city of...more
On May 29, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States denied certiorari in one of the most interesting, albeit troubling, construction-related cases to make national headlines since United States v. Spearin, 248 U.S. 132...more
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U.S. Supreme Court affirms decision of Tenth Circuit holding that federal law restoring copyright protection to foreign works previously in the public domain does not violate...more
This article is the fifth in a series summarizing construction law developments for 2010.
In This article:
1. Great West Contractors Inc. v. Irvine School District, 187 Cal. App. 4th 1425 (4th Dist. Aug....more
A Mary Carter agreement is a settlement agreement between a plaintiff and defendant in which the defendant remains an active party to the litigation and the claim also proceeds against other parties. The Courts have always...more
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