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Holland & Knight
A bankruptcy filing by a single construction project participant can cause a chain reaction in which payments aren't met, leading to financial distress, impacts to project payment systems ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In heavy-civil, excavation, and infrastructure work, the risk of encountering differing, unknown, or concealed conditions is significant, as it is nearly impossible to document or predict everything...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
Under normal circumstances, third-party, professional managers hired by owners to manage their construction projects feel that they are fairly well insulated from claims by the general contractor.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Members of Ward and Smith's Government Relations and Labor and Employment teams recently discussed the rapidly changing dynamics of state/federal issues and employment law regulations pertaining...
Peckar & Abramson PC
A practical guide on how to manage and leverage liquidated damages...
Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP
COVID-19 opened the door to virtual building inspections in Florida. The pandemic caused a backlog of requests for inspections and Legislators hope to streamline the inspection process to help building officials catch up.
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass
The New York Law Journal published "NY Prompt Pay Act for Construction Contractors," written by partner Barry Temkin and coauthor Ken Eccleston, on August 10, 2021.
Holland & Knight
SB 8 extends important provisions of SB 330, the Housing Crisis Act of 2019 (HCA), but the Legislature otherwise took little action to streamline the housing approval process.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
ast month, Pittsburgh City Council introduced a pair of ordinances aimed at addressing affordable housing concerns in the City of Pittsburgh. The first bill would require developers to submit...
Brown Winick
The Iowa Court of Appeals issued a decision this week that sent a strong message to construction contractors – ignore your contracts at your own risk.
Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP
The Spearin Doctrine dictates that a project owner impliedly warrants that the plans and specifications it provides are accurate and suitable, and can protect a contractor against liability.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
When Elmhurst Group, a Pittsburgh-area developer, collected bids for a new mixed-use building starting last November, the price of the steel frame, roof and cladding panels for the $14-million project came in $382,000 higher than expected...
Stark & Stark
If you are a general contractor or subcontractor, you should know the New Jersey Prompt Payment Act. In general, the purpose of this Act is to encourage prompt payment to contractors for the materials...
Freeman Mathis & Gary
Are general contractors covered when the cost of repairing or removing a subcontractor's defective work results in the loss of use of the tangible property which is not itself physically damaged.
Beveridge & Diamond
Even though PCBs have not been manufactured in the U.S. for over forty years, they continue to be present in building materials, including in caulk and joint materials, paint, siding, roofing, and light ballasts.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On September 6, 2021, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law New York Senate Bill S2766, which makes contractors in the construction industry jointly and severally liable for wages...
Littler Mendelson
Earlier this month, President Biden released his COVID-19 Action Plan, Path Out of the Pandemic (Plan) with the stated goal of getting more people vaccinated.
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
According to the opinion the Federal Circuit found that substantial evidence supports the Commission determination that that Jennewein's accused #1540 and #2410 strains infringe the asserted claims.
Stark & Stark
Every year, the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspection updates contractors and subcontractors on the requirements needed to operate in Philadelphia.
Shutts & Bowen
In just a few short years, drones and the real-time data they collect have contributed to improvements across the construction industry, from overall project efficiency to visual progress reporting for clients and stakeholders.
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