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Pull Your Permits By March 31, 2019, Or Your Construction Contract May Need To Be Amended
After nearly a decade of only minor changes to the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code ("UCC"), the Department of Labor and Industry, by recommendation from the Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council, acted in May, 2018 to approve significant changes to the UCC.
United States
18 Dec 2018
October 10 Is The Date: Be Prepared For Changes To Pa Contractor And Subcontractor Payment Act
The Pennsylvania General Assembly recently revised and Governor Tom Wolf signed into law important changes to the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA), //
United States
9 Oct 2018
USSC Decision Suggests Any State Rule Requiring Clear And Ambiguous Waiver Of Jury Trial In Arbitration Provision May Be Pre-Empted By The FAA
Construction Industry Practice Group chair Jeanne Schubert Barnum created the audio presentation "USSC Decision Suggests Any State Rule Requiring Clear and Ambiguous Waiver..
United States
11 Oct 2017
CLM Construction Law Committee's Wiki Page For Maryland Construction Law
Schnader's Gordon S. Woodward and Nicole Leach authored the Maryland section of the CLM (Claims and Litigation Management) Construction Law Committee's wiki page for construction claims.
United States
5 May 2017
New York's Appellate Division Reverses Collateral Estoppel Ruling Against Payment Bond Sureties In Suit To Enforce Arbitration Award
A recent decision by the First Department of the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, addresses the preclusive effect of arbitration awards in subsequent judgment enforcement suits against payment bond sureties.
United States
25 Nov 2015
New Rules Make Construction Arbitration More Attractive
The American Arbitration Association (AAA) implemented new Construction Industry Arbitration Rules this past summer.
United States
9 Oct 2015
Recent New York Decision Reaffirms Limits To Surety's Liability On A Delay Claim Made Under A Payment Bond
A recent decision by the Supreme Court, New York County, reaffirmed the law as it applies to important issues relating to a surety’s defenses to a claim for delay damages made under a payment bond.
United States
15 Jan 2015
Construction Law And Litigation Committee Newsletter
The economic loss rule and the integrated product doctrine are important defenses in construction litigation for developers, architects, contractors, subcontractors, product manufacturers, and suppliers.
United States
19 Mar 2013
Notice! Pending Changes to Pennsylvania's Mechanics' Lien Law
In order to promote full disclosure and identification of subcontractors (defined as both first and second tier subcontractors) who potentially might have a lien claim on a commercial construction project in Pennsylvania, State Representatives Thomas H. Killion, Mike Turzai, Ron Miller, and Mark Mustio have introduced House Bill No. 1602, proposing changes to Pennsylvania’s Mechanics’ Lien Law.
United States
29 Jan 2012
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