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Listen to the Words In the Injunction Battle

In Lightning Oil Company v. Anadarko E&P Offshore, LLC, the surface and 1/6 of the minerals of the Chaparral Wildlife Management Area is owned by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. 5/6th of the minerals is owned by the...more

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

Buyer Beware: Court Decision Highlights Importance of Performing Careful Diligence

In Princes Point LLC v. AKRF Engineering, P.C., No. 601849/2008 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Jul. 13, 2012), Judge Charles Edward Ramos granted a motion for summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s claims of fraud, negligent...more

What is the measure of damages caused by negligent professional opinion on zoning by an architect?

Architect, negligent on zoning opinion, not liable for cost of making property comply.

Plaintiff Developer hired defendant architect for advice, among other things, regarding the zoning requirements and restrictions on a certain property in Manhattan. The architect advised that the developer would be permitted...more

Case Study: Oasis West Realty V. Goldman

On May 16, the California Supreme Court handed down a decision holding that an attorney may violate his duty of loyalty by publicly opposing a development project that he at one time had been engaged to promote. Oasis West...more

Handling Threats of Contract Termination on a Construction Project

In the construction field, threats of contract termination can strike terror in heart of a small contractor. Learn how to deal with such threats to minimize any damages claims....more

Managing Changes to the Construction Project

Changes will always occur on construction projects-- no matter how small or streamlined the project may seem. Learn how to handle changes in project scope, cost, or time, to avoid contract disputes at the end....more

Understanding the Construction Contract Before You Sign It

Before you sign a construction contract, take the time to understand the terms and conditions, what you are agreeing to, and what rights you may be giving up....more

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