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Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

[Webinar] Your Project Got Cancelled—Now What? - August 16th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

Contractors or subcontractors who perform offsite work can face unique challenges when an owner decides to suspend or end a project. Luckily, states including Pennsylvania and New Jersey, have legislation that offers remedies...more

Winstead PC

[Webinar] Real Estate Lunch & Learn: Defending Defects Part 2 - August 11th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CT

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Even with strong documents designed to minimize liability, claims still occur. Implementing a comprehensive defense strategy from the very first notice of claim can be the difference between victory or defeat. Join...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Recent Decision May Result in Significant Increase in Personnel Costs and Back Wage Liability for Companies Doing Work in Maryland

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On July 13, 2022, Maryland’s highest court issued a wide-reaching decision in Amaya v. DGS Construction, LLC that could have a substantial impact on personnel costs for companies doing business in Maryland. The unanimous...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Contract Matters When Navigating Notices to Cure

Any time a contractor receives a notice to cure, it should tread carefully and review its contract to determine its response. Recently, the Georgia Court of Appeals evaluated a case in which the general contractor terminated...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Construction Lender Found Liable for Payments to General Contractor Despite Lack of Contractual Relationship

A Delaware trial court, applying New Jersey and Delaware law, recently ruled that a general contractor, despite not being a party to either a loan agreement or loan commitment, could successfully recover damages from a...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

The Site Report - Construction Law Insights, Issue 6, 2022

Bridges, Natural Disasters and Liability - The Skanska Decision (Part 2) - In the last edition of The Site Report, we discussed the legal issues surrounding the damage caused by Skanska's construction barges to the new...more

Akerman LLP

Virginia Prohibits Pay-If-Paid Clauses and Limits Pay-When-Paid Language

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On April 27, 2022, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin ratified amendments to two Virginia statutes, prohibiting pay-if-paid clauses in construction contracts, and limiting the effectiveness of pay-when-paid clauses in certain...more

Burr & Forman

Feeling Rejected? MA Court Construes for the First Time the Provisions of the Prompt Pay Act

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In life, rejection is often hard to swallow.  In construction, that rejection can sometimes amount to millions of dollars.  A Massachusetts court recently held that an owner’s rejection of the contractor’s payment...more

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP

Indemnity Provisions – What You Need to Know

The indemnification clause is one of the most important provisions in a construction contract. It transfers risk from one party, the “indemnitee,” to another party, the “indemnitor.” The risk is transferred by way of the...more

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Illinois Governor Signs Bills Expanding Contractors’ Liability for Unpaid Wages of Subcontractors’ Workers

On June 10, 2022, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed House Bill 5412 and its trailer bill, House Bill 4600, into law. Both bills amend the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (WPCA) to make certain primary contractors...more

Gould & Ratner LLP

6 Questions Every Owner Should Ask When Planning High-End Residential Construction

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Despite rising inflation, escalating material and construction costs, supply chain delays and general market uncertainty, the high-end residential construction market continues to experience record growth. According to recent...more

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War-fueled Construction Cost Increases May Warrant Look at Force Majeure

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and economic sanctions imposed by countries around the world in response have disrupted supplies of fuel, steel, and other materials necessary for construction. This has resulted in price...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Illinois Joins Trend Making General Contractors Liable for Paying Subcontractors' Workers

On June 10, 2022, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law two related bills, HB 5412 and HB 4600, sent to him the previous month by the Illinois legislature that will hold a primary contractor (one who has a contract with an...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Virginia Is for Lovers… of Strict Contract Language: New Law Prohibits Pay-if-Paid Clauses in Construction Contracts

Virginia has joined the growing number of states that prohibit “pay-if-paid” clauses. The new law, known as Virginia Senate Bill 550, amends Virginia’s Prompt Payment Act (Va. Code § 2.2-4354) and its relatively new (July 1,...more

Miles Mediation & Arbitration

Will General Contractors or Subcontractors Get Hammered by New State Legislation?

There has been a growing trend of states enacting legislation making general contractors jointly and severally liable for the wages, benefits and supplements owed by project subcontractors to that subcontractor’s workers. ...more

Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

More Details about the Virginia Governor’s Changes to the Newly Enacted Ban on Contingent Payment Provisions

Last month we wrote about Virginia Senate Bill (SB) 550, which sought to amend VA ST §§ 2.2-4354 and 11-4.6 to prohibit the use of contingent payment provisions in public and private construction projects. Since then, SB 550...more

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Delays in Critical Material for Bridge Contractors: Managing Risk Through Proactive Planning and Strict Adherence to Notice...

Supply chain interruptions are reaching critical levels and suspending work on projects. Shortages of bridge coating materials is the most recent area of concern and could be potentially catastrophic to unprepared contractors...more

Williams Mullen

Material Price Escalation: Workable Compromises Versus Traditional Allocation of Risk Expectations

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Rapid material price escalation is a costly reality of today’s construction industry. How long this escalation will be a reality is anyone’s guess. In the meantime, there are workable solutions; but those pressing for...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

California Case Highlights Importance of Naming Proper Entities in Construction Contracts

You control two entities with substantially similar names that are general partners. You accidentally name the wrong entity in a construction contract. What could the fallout be from such a minor mistake? As a recent...more

Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

Dear YouDig? 5 Tips for Top Gun Subcontractors (don’t get your goose cooked)

Dear YouDig?, Our “Top Gun” bid team is thrilled to have secured a prime plumbing subcontractor on a new hospital project. One problem, the general contractor trashed our form. We are stuck with a mind boggling 60 page...more

Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

Not Your Average Desktop Printer: How 3D Printing May Impact the Construction Industry

We are in the midst of what has been termed the “Fourth Industrial Revolution,” where manufacturing and other industries take advantage of modern advances in smart technology, automation, and cloud computing. 3D printing...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

Eighth District Court of Appeals Confirms Strict Application of Ohio’s Prompt Pay Act

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In Broadway Concrete Investments, LLC v. Masonry Contracting Corp., et al, Case No. CV-18-903809, 2022-Ohio-19 (January 6, 2022) the Eighth District Court of Appeals confirmed that Ohio’s Prompt Pay Act, at R.C. 4113.61,...more

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New Virginia Prompt Payment Statutes Invalidate Most 'Pay When Paid' Clauses

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On April 27, 2022, the Virginia General Assembly passed Senate Bill 550, which makes “pay when paid” and “pay if paid” clauses unenforceable in most circumstances and requires both public and private construction contracts to...more

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Main contractors: the meat in the sandwich. How to navigate the multiparty defect dispute

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In a parallel universe there is possibly a place where nothing goes wrong and we are, at all times, in complete understanding. The construction sector is not such a place. Multiparty disputes are a staple of New Zealand...more

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Waivers in form construction documents: Stop and think before you sign on the dotted line

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In my nearly 20 years of practice in construction law, I have seen trends and practices come and go. One trend that is here to stay: owners and general contractors including “fine print” waiver language within their project...more

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