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Failing to Coordinate in Design-Bid-Build Project Costly Mistake

by Melissa Dewey Brumback on

New North Carolina case hits architecture firm for failing to coordinate in Design-Bid-Build construction project....more

Exceptions to the Economic Loss Rule in North Carolina

by Melissa Dewey Brumback on

When a construction project goes awry, who can you sue, and what theories are available to you? If you have a contract, you may not be able to sue under a negligence or "tort" theory because of the application of the...more

What is the Economic Rule and How Does it Effect Me on my North Carolina construction project?

by Melissa Dewey Brumback on

When a construction project goes awry, who can you sue, and what theories are available to you? If you have a contract, you may not be able to sue under a negligence or "tort" theory because of the application of the...more

DEPOSITIONS: What Are the Real Objections?

by Katherine Gallo, Esq. on

In the spirit of my most recent article, "OBJECTION!! There's this case that says . . . ", here is a list of proper and improper objections to deposition questions that you should also keep in the back of your legal pad. ...more

"Am I Covered?" Insurance Considerations for the Design Professional "Going Green"

by Richard Gaeckle on

The emergence of green building and sustainable design has introduced the world of building construction to new territory in the realm of energy savings and design implementation requiring new innovations in project delivery....more

Repose Re-Examined: When Does the Period Begin to Run?

by Richard Gaeckle on

The Statute of Repose, N.J.S.A. 2A:14-1.1, was enacted in 1967 in an attempt to limit the liability of designers and contractors. In nearly as many years since its enactment, judicial interpretations have examined and...more

The Green Architect

by Richard Gaeckle on

"Going Green" may mean increased liability for architects and other design professionals. While architects, as well as other design professionals, are held to the standard of care of the average architect practicing in the...more

What About the Architects?

by Richard Gaeckle on

In New Jersey, professional engineers are afforded protection for construction site accident by virtue of the site safety statute. Liability for such accidents is imposed only in limited circumstances. However, there is no...more

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