The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised — for the first time in 25 years — to uphold the enforceability of forum selection clauses, which permit contracting parties to prospectively determine the location/court where a lawsuit...more
Federally owned construction projects are covered by a Miller Act Payment Bond for the benefit of the subcontractors and suppliers thereof. If you make a claim for payment under the Miller Act, you may, under certain...more
First In United States ex rel. Air Control Technologies, Inc. v. Pre Con Industries, Inc., --- F.3d ---, 2013 WL 3242673 (9th Cir., June 28, 2013), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the one-year statute of...more
Being a litigator I take deadlines serious.
Cases can be won or lost by failing to meet deadlines.
But when is a failure to meet a deadline an absolute bar to making a claim and when might it...more