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Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
Rank this Week: 3744

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Dec 11

    Construction Law Musings Turns 9!

    Construction Law Musings Turns 9!
    It was 9 years ago today that I announced the creation of Construction Law Musings with two lines, no picture and some vague idea that I wanted to share my thoughts and insights into Virginia construction law.  Back in 2008, Musings was…
  • Dec 1

    Humbled by Year 11 in the Virginia Business Legal Elite

    Humbled by Year 11 in the Virginia Business Legal Elite
    Thank you, once again, to the Virginia legal community that continues to elect me to the Virginia Business Legal Elite.  The eleven years in a row of election to the Legal Elite in the Construction Category spans my time at my prior firm…
  • Nov 27

    When is a Residential Subcontractor not Subject to the VCPA? Read to Find Out

    When is a Residential Subcontractor not Subject to the VCPA? Read to Find Out
    The Virginia Consumer Protection Act (VCPA) can and often does apply to residential construction.  The transaction between a residential contractor and an homeowner has been held to fall under the consumer transaction language of the…
Rank this Week: 968

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • Dec 10

    Blockchain has come to Real Estate

    Blockchain has come to Real Estate
    Earlier this fall an apartment in Kiev became the first real estate purchased using blockchain, portending a new era in the sale of land and improvements. It is suggested blockchain may do for the $217 trillion real estate market what the…
  • Dec 3

    Green Building Data Risk as an Opportunity

    Green Building Data Risk as an Opportunity
    Green buildings generate large quantities of data. In an age when many have opinions about Edward Snowden’s disclosures, foreign state sponsored hacking, and Uber’s massive customer data hack, most people have not considered…
  • Nov 26

    Arc is Electrifying Green Building

    Arc is Electrifying Green Building
    Next week will be a year since the launch of Arc. Already approaching a Billion square of projects not only in the United States but also from India to Sweden and Israel to Bhutan, if you are not familiar with the Arc platform, that helps a…
Rank this Week: 3787

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • Dec 10

    “Dwellings” and discrimination under the Fair Housing Act

    “Dwellings” and discrimination under the Fair Housing Act
    Sanzaro v. Ardiente Homeowners Ass. et al, 2:11-cv-01143-RFB,  2017 WL 5895133 (D. Nevada June 29, 2017) asks whether the clubhouse in a planned development is a “dwelling” for purposes of the Fair Housing Act. The…
  • Dec 3

    The nightmare before Christmas – ADA violations where everything is not enough.

    The nightmare before Christmas – ADA violations where everything is not enough.
    Brooke v. A-Ventures, LLC, 2:17-CV-2868-HRH, 2017 WL 5624941, at *1 (D. Ariz. Nov. 22, 2017) is a case with an unusual procedural posture and a holding that shows a frightening misunderstanding of issues concerning website development.…
  • Nov 20

    Quick Hits – Our Black Friday special offer

    Quick Hits – Our Black Friday special offer
    Black Friday is approaching. In honor of the annual sales we’ve collected a bevy of cases containing helpful lessons for any business subject to the ADA or Fair Housing Act. Siler v. Abbott House, Inc.,  2017 WL…
Rank this Week: 2572

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Law

By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Dec 8

    A Christmas List to Improve Construction Project

    A Christmas List to Improve Construction Project
    By Mark A. Cobb As construction attorneys working throughout Georgia, the Cobb Law Group stays busy. Because we represent project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers, we come across the same issues…
  • Oct 11

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule
    by Robby Stubley Recent changes to Georgia’s laws have made changes that impact businesses and their decision makers.  Specifically, House Bill 192, codified at O.C.G.A. § 7-1-490(c) for banks and O.C.G.A. § 14-2-830(c)…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
Rank this Week: 2469

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Blog

Covers recent case law, changes in the statutory law, advice and practical tips on construction law including filing materialmen's liens, payment bond claims, Miller Act issues, construction contracting, and public works.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Dec 8

    A Christmas List to Improve Construction Project

    A Christmas List to Improve Construction Project
    By Mark A. Cobb As construction attorneys working throughout Georgia, the Cobb Law Group stays busy. Because we represent project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers, we come across the same issues…
  • Oct 11

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule
    by Robby Stubley Recent changes to Georgia’s laws have made changes that impact businesses and their decision makers.  Specifically, House Bill 192, codified at O.C.G.A. § 7-1-490(c) for banks and O.C.G.A. § 14-2-830(c)…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
Rank this Week: 2008

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Dec 8

    A Christmas List to Improve Construction Project

    A Christmas List to Improve Construction Project
    By Mark A. Cobb As construction attorneys working throughout Georgia, the Cobb Law Group stays busy. Because we represent project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers, we come across the same issues…
  • Oct 11

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule
    by Robby Stubley Recent changes to Georgia’s laws have made changes that impact businesses and their decision makers.  Specifically, House Bill 192, codified at O.C.G.A. § 7-1-490(c) for banks and O.C.G.A. § 14-2-830(c)…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
Rank this Week: 4434

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Dec 8

    Does your contract allow too much wiggle room?

    Does your contract allow too much wiggle room?
    Business negotiations are both an art and a skill. For those in the real estate development and/or construction industries, profits can rise or fall dependent upon the terms of a contract. The best contracts are air-tight and clearly…
  • Nov 24

    Should you file a mechanic's lien?

    Should you file a mechanic's lien?
    If you are a supplier or subcontractor working under a shady contractor and the contractor fails to pay you for goods or services, you may be faced with filing a mechanic's lien against the homeowner's property. It can seem...
  • Nov 10

    Ooops! Whose insurance covers construction mistakes?

    Ooops! Whose insurance covers construction mistakes?
    If you are a contractor, you know that even the best intentions can lead to mistakes, and sometimes they can be quite costly to repair. In these scenarios, whose insurance picks up the tab — yours or the homeowner's?...
Rank this Week: 2395

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Discusses labour and employment issues such as termination, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, severance, notice, and non-competes.

http://petermcsherry.ca/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Sexual Harassment Claims and new Workers’ Compensation Law

    Sexual Harassment Claims and new Workers’ Compensation Law
    Sexual Harassment & Workers’ Compensation The pending amendments to Ontario’s Workers’ Compensation Act, to be effective January 1, 2018 basically lowers the threshold for a claim based on emotional trauma where the…
  • Dec 1

    New Employee Rights under Employment Standards Act

    New Employee Rights under Employment Standards Act
    New Employee Statutory Rights The government of Ontario passed significant amendments to the Employment Standards Act with the introduction of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 on November 22, 2017. Most changes will take…
  • Nov 25

    The Duty to Accommodate a Medical Disability

    The Duty to Accommodate a Medical Disability
    Accommodation under Human Rights Law The issue of accommodation is a cornerstone of human rights law. Although its application is often applied to disability issues in the workplace, this duty to accommodate applies to all human rights…
Rank this Week: 2396

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Dec 7

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract - Part II

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract - Part II
    As was stated in Part I of this article, whether you negotiate your own subcontracts or rely on your lawyer to do the heavy lifting at contract time, a savvy subcontractor should understand the basic purpose of common subcontract…
  • Nov 3

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract
    Whether you negotiate your own subcontracts or rely on your lawyer to do the heavy lifting at contract time, a savvy subcontractor should understand the basic purpose of common subcontract provisions, and be prepared to negotiate for fair and…
  • Oct 20

    Increases to Washington’s Minimum Wage

    Increases to Washington’s Minimum Wage
    As part of Washington’s Initiative 1433, approved by voters in November 2016, Washington’s minimum wage will be increased to $13.50 by January 1, 2020.  At the time the initiative was approved, Washington’s minimum wage…
Rank this Week: 319

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Local Government Contracts and Buying American

    Local Government Contracts and Buying American
    In April 2018, President Trump issued an Executive Order calling for stricter enforcement of the federal government’s “Buy American” laws.  These laws have been on the books for several decades and generally require…
  • Dec 6

    Art in Public Places: Regulatory Burden or Opportunity?

    Art in Public Places: Regulatory Burden or Opportunity?
    The concept of art in public places is well-established in the United States. As early as the 1930s, the federal government created New Deal programs that paid artists to create works of art for display in municipal buildings and other public…
  • Nov 16

    Extension of Property Tax Discount in Miami-Dade and Potentially Other Countie

    Extension of Property Tax Discount in Miami-Dade and Potentially Other Countie
    On September 4, 2017, Governor Scott issued Executive Order 17-235 in response to anticipated severe damage across Florida due to Hurricane Irma. The Executive Order granted the Florida Department of Revenue authority to issue an…
Rank this Week: 3478

Adam Zasada's Ontario Construction…

Adam Zasada's Ontario Construction Law and Litigation Blog

Covers construction law and litigation in Canada and, in particular, the Province of Ontario. By Robson Carpenter LLP.

http://www.ontarioconstructionlaw.com/
  • Dec 6

    The Ontario “Construction Lien Amendment Act” Passe

    The Ontario “Construction Lien Amendment Act” Passe
    On December 5, 2017, the Ontario Legislature passed Bill 142 – the “Construction Lien Amendment Act” which will dramatically change and modernize the Ontario Construction Lien Act (to be re-named the Construction Act)…
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  • Sep 21

    Hacked By By XwoLfTn

    Hacked By By XwoLfTn
    Hacked By XwoLfTn Long life for Tunisia  long life to Palestine ./Exit  
Rank this Week: 3565

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

Construction law news and information from the Golden State. By Garret Murai.

http://calconstructionlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 2394

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Dec 5

    Dealing With Shop Drawing

    Dealing With Shop Drawing
    The devil is in the details. This is particularly true in construction. While the plans and specifications present a good deal of information about the project as a whole, submittals and shop drawings provide tradesmen the necessary details…
  • Nov 28

    Safety is Job One

    Safety is Job One
    Construction is a dangerous profession which prescribed safety plans attempt to mitigate. However, the actual or perceived delegation of safety obligations done incorrectly can create liability. It is therefore especially important to clarify…
  • Nov 21

    How to Get Paid, Fast!

    How to Get Paid, Fast!
    One of the many reasons parties hesitate to file a court action to recover money owed is the cost of litigation and the length of time it takes to obtain a judgment. The Florida Legislature recognized this problem and set... Read More The…
Rank this Week: 2630

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2053

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use…

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use & Construction Law

Covers Virginia real estate, land use, and construction law issues, such as green building and LEED. By Bean Kinney & Korman.

https://www.beankinney.com/virginia-employment-law-journal
Rank this Week: 1220

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • Dec 3

    Gotcha! Issues to Watch for During Redevelopment Project

    Gotcha! Issues to Watch for During Redevelopment Project
    Maybe it is because one or more anchor stores have closed or a new one has arrived. It could also be the result of the Mall being outdated and in significant need of substantial remodeling. Whatever the reason, and there are many possible…
  • Nov 29

    A Procedural Misstep Ends Wyoming Landowner's Claim for Just Compensation

    A Procedural Misstep Ends Wyoming Landowner's Claim for Just Compensation
    Even in a straightforward condemnation case, keeping up with all the moving parts can be overwhelming.  Perhaps because of this, Wisconsin has published multiple brochures on “The Rights of Landowners under Wisconsin Eminent Domain…
  • Nov 28

    OIG Work Plan Monthly Updates (September, October, and November 2017)

    OIG Work Plan Monthly Updates (September, October, and November 2017)
    As previously explained in von Briesen's Legal Update OIG Work Plan Moves from Annual to Monthly Updates, the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (the "OIG") has decided to update…
Rank this Week: 1724

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en…

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en Nueva York

Covers workers compensation, construction, employment and injury law. By Oresky & Associates, pllc.

https://www.oreskylaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber

    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber
    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber El colapso de un andamio o una caída desde un andamio pueden tener graves consecuencias. Si se lesionó en un accidente de andamio, necesita un abogado experimentado en accidentes de…
  • Nov 23

    Feliz día de acción de gracia

    Feliz día de acción de gracia
    El día de acción de gracias se lleva a cabo este jueves, 23 de noviembre. En Jacob Oresky & Asociados, nos gusta tomar un momento para darle gracias a nuestros clientes y a la comunidad por ayudarnos a lograr otro año…
  • Oct 4

    Conductor de Camión de Carga Golpeado por Grúa Está Por Recibir $1.8 Millones Por Acuerdo en Accidente de Caída en Nueva York

    Conductor de Camión de Carga Golpeado por Grúa Está Por Recibir $1.8 Millones Por Acuerdo en Accidente de Caída en Nueva York
    Jacob Oresky, Abogado, está orgulloso de anunciar que negoció con éxito un acuerdo por $1.8 Millones para uno de los clientes de su firma, un chofer de camión de carga que recibió lesiones graves luego de…
Rank this Week: 1742

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Nov 30

    FIVE-YEAR STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON PERFORMANCE-TYPE SURETY BONDS

    FIVE-YEAR STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON PERFORMANCE-TYPE SURETY BONDS
    The statute of limitations on a claim against a performance-type bond is 5 years from the breach of the bond, i.e., the bond-principal’s default (based on the same statute of limitations that governs written contracts /…
  • Nov 23

    GENERAL CONTRACTOR’S PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE / NEGLIGENCE CLAIM AGAINST DESIGN PROFESSIONAL

    GENERAL CONTRACTOR’S PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE / NEGLIGENCE CLAIM AGAINST DESIGN PROFESSIONAL
    A recent case supports a professional malpractice (negligence) claim by a general contractor against a design professional by reversing a trial court’s entry of summary judgment in favor of the design professional and finding a question…
  • Nov 16

    POWER OF WORKERS COMPENSATION IMMUNITY ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

    POWER OF WORKERS COMPENSATION IMMUNITY ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
    On construction projects, workers compensation immunity is real and it is powerful.  (See also this article.)  Workers compensation immunity is why all general contractors should have workers compensation insurance and they should…
Rank this Week: 2015

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation, construction, employment, and injury law. By Oresky & Associates, pllc.

https://www.oreskylaw.com/en/blog/
  • Nov 30

    Scaffolding Accidents, What You Need to Know

    Scaffolding Accidents, What You Need to Know
    The collapse of a scaffold, or a fall from scaffolding, can have serious consequences. If you have been injured in a scaffold accident, you need an experienced scaffold accident lawyer. The steps you take immediately after a scaffold accident…
  • Nov 27

    Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center

    Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center
    Attorney Jacob Oresky is always greatly appreciative to the Community. To say thank you, Oresky & Associates, Accident Attorneys, sponsored a Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center on Thursday November 23, 2017.…
  • Nov 27

    Awards ceremony at Flushing Meadow Park La League Estundiantile

    Awards ceremony at Flushing Meadow Park La League Estundiantile
    Jacob Oresky, proud sponsor of the Soccer League, La Liga Estundiantile, awards ceremony Flushing Meadow Park See the photos below! The post Awards ceremony at Flushing Meadow Park La League Estundiantile appeared first on New York Accident…
Rank this Week: 1746

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

Provides legal information and resources for federal construction contractors. By Payne Hackenbracht & Sullivan.

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
  • Nov 30

    Construction Opportunities in Israel for Federal Contractor

    Construction Opportunities in Israel for Federal Contractor
    Earlier this month, my colleague, Michael Payne, and I attended Israel Industry Day sponsored by the Army Corps of Engineers (“USACE”) and the Israeli Ministry of Defense (“MOD”) in New York City. The purpose of the…
  • Oct 10

    Federal Circuit Clarifies Requirements for Government-Furnished Estimated Quantitie

    Federal Circuit Clarifies Requirements for Government-Furnished Estimated Quantitie
    Agility Defense & Government Services, Inc. v. United States provides hope to contractors that incur higher than anticipated costs on a requirements contract or, alternatively, on construction contracts where line item prices are based on…
  • Sep 12

    Government Agency Coordination Office – PTAC: Understanding Debriefings and Protest

    Government Agency Coordination Office – PTAC: Understanding Debriefings and Protest
    1:00-2:00 PM EDT On September 20th, the California University of Pennsylvania Government Agency Coordination Office – Procurement Technical Assistance Center is hosting a webinar on all aspects of the protest process taught by…
Rank this Week: 1492

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

Covers construction law, employment law and wills and estates in Canada.

https://www.kwlaw.net/blog/
  • Nov 29

    Bill 142 – Changes to Lien, Trust Account & Holdback Rule

    Bill 142 – Changes to Lien, Trust Account & Holdback Rule
    Ontario’s construction industry is awaiting an amended Construction Lien Act, which is expected to pass in early 2018. As the final installment of our series about Bill 142, this post will review the proposed amendments to provisions…
  • Nov 22

    Bill 142 – Public Private Partnership

    Bill 142 – Public Private Partnership
    This is the next post in our series about Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017, which proposes certain amendments relating to the treatment of public-private partnerships. Our earlier discussion includes the prompt…
  • Nov 15

    Bill 142 – Mandatory Adjudication Part Two

    Bill 142 – Mandatory Adjudication Part Two
    In this series, we are discussing Bill 142, which is expected to pass into law in early 2018. The Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017 is implementing mandatory adjudication for every contract signed after the bill…
Rank this Week: 1536

Eminent Domain Blog

Eminent Domain Blog

Covers condemnation and real estate law. By David B. Snyder of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://eminentdomain.foxrothschild.com/
  • Nov 28

    NJ Court Affirms Use Of Eminent Domain For Landfill

    NJ Court Affirms Use Of Eminent Domain For Landfill
    A NJ appellate court ruled that the state’s Sports and Exposition Authority had the right to use eminent domain to acquire a landfill to continue solid waste disposal there. The Court held that the New Jersey Sports and…
  • Nov 28

    SCOTUS Asked To Hear Tribal Land Condemnation Case

    SCOTUS Asked To Hear Tribal Land Condemnation Case
    A New Mexico utility has filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of a decision precluding it from condemning land for a power line because the Navajo Nation held an interest in that property. The Tenth Circuit Court…
  • Oct 31

    GA Supreme Court: Condemnees Must Be Given Appraisal Summary Before Condemnation

    GA Supreme Court: Condemnees Must Be Given Appraisal Summary Before Condemnation
    The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that the city of Marietta violated the Georgia Landowner’s Bill of Rights when it condemned a grocery store without providing a summary of its appraisal to the property owner. The City argued that…
Rank this Week: 4167

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

Covers foreclosures and construction defects.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Nov 21

    5 Things to Consider as You Review a Construction Contract

    5 Things to Consider as You Review a Construction Contract
    When drafting or reviewing a construction contract, it’s important to watch out for a few important things. These contracts are designed to clarify what work needs to be done, how it should be completed, the costs involved, and much…
  • Oct 19

    Understanding Waivers of Subrogation in Florida Construction Contract

    Understanding Waivers of Subrogation in Florida Construction Contract
    “Subrogation” is the right and power of an insurer to legally go after third parties that caused the insured a loss. This is so the insurance company can recover what they paid to the insured. When writing or reviewing a new…
  • Sep 20

    Construction Law 101: The Surety Bond Claim

    Construction Law 101: The Surety Bond Claim
    A surety bond is a common tool used in construction contracts to help protect the interests of construction companies and others involved in the project(s). When a construction company hires a subcontractor to complete a certain task, they…
Rank this Week: 2081

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

By the Law Office of Ray Garcia, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Nov 21

    5 Things to Consider as You Review a Construction Contract

    5 Things to Consider as You Review a Construction Contract
    When drafting or reviewing a construction contract, it’s important to watch out for a few important things. These contracts are designed to clarify what work needs to be done, how it should be completed, the costs involved, and much…
  • Oct 19

    Understanding Waivers of Subrogation in Florida Construction Contract

    Understanding Waivers of Subrogation in Florida Construction Contract
    “Subrogation” is the right and power of an insurer to legally go after third parties that caused the insured a loss. This is so the insurance company can recover what they paid to the insured. When writing or reviewing a new…
  • Sep 20

    Construction Law 101: The Surety Bond Claim

    Construction Law 101: The Surety Bond Claim
    A surety bond is a common tool used in construction contracts to help protect the interests of construction companies and others involved in the project(s). When a construction company hires a subcontractor to complete a certain task, they…
Rank this Week: 2003

Infra Insight Blog

Infra Insight Blog

Covers infrastructure news, policy and industry developments. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.infrainsightblog.com
  • Nov 20

    P3 Lawyer Appointed Federal Railroad Administration Chief Counsel

    P3 Lawyer Appointed Federal Railroad Administration Chief Counsel
    President Trump recently appointed former Seyfarth Shaw LLP (“Seyfarth”) attorney Juan D. Reyes, III as Chief Counsel of the Federal Railroad Administration (“FRA”).  Mr. Reyes was previously a partner in the real…
  • Nov 13

    LAWA Receives Technical Proposals from Three Teams for APM Project

    LAWA Receives Technical Proposals from Three Teams for APM Project
    Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced last Thursday that it has received three Technical Proposals in response to its Request for Proposals for the Automated People Mover (APM) project. Part of LAWA’s $5.5 billion Landside Access…
  • Nov 10

    Proposed House Ways and Means Committee Tax Bill Would Eliminate All PAB

    Proposed House Ways and Means Committee Tax Bill Would Eliminate All PAB
    Last week the House Republican leadership unveiled its much anticipated US tax reform bill.  The bill proposes the most sweeping changes to the tax code in 30 years—since the 1986 Tax Act, which by the way imposed many of the…
Rank this Week: 1349

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning the construction industry, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • Nov 17

    Florida Contractor Licensing

    Florida Contractor Licensing
    Florida contractors’ licenses are separated into two distinct types for regulatory purposes, certified or registered.  Each license type has its distinct benefits and drawbacks which should be discussed and weighed with your…
  • Nov 14

    Four Alternative Methods To Obtain a Construction License In Florida

    Four Alternative Methods To Obtain a Construction License In Florida
    The Department and CILB have several alternative construction licensing processes that are worth discussing.  While these provisions still utilize the normal application process, they are alternatives to the normal examination/experience…
  • Nov 13

    Insurance Requirements for Florida Contractor

    Insurance Requirements for Florida Contractor
    As a prerequisite to the initial issuance, or the renewal of an active construction license in Florida the applicant must prove that they have the statutory insurance policies in place.  In order to do so, the applicant shall submit a…
Rank this Week: 2246

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Covers the construction industry, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • Nov 17

    Florida Contractor Licensing

    Florida Contractor Licensing
    Florida contractors’ licenses are separated into two distinct types for regulatory purposes, certified or registered.  Each license type has its distinct benefits and drawbacks which should be discussed and weighed with your…
  • Nov 14

    Four Alternative Methods To Obtain a Construction License In Florida

    Four Alternative Methods To Obtain a Construction License In Florida
    The Department and CILB have several alternative construction licensing processes that are worth discussing.  While these provisions still utilize the normal application process, they are alternatives to the normal examination/experience…
  • Nov 13

    Insurance Requirements for Florida Contractor

    Insurance Requirements for Florida Contractor
    As a prerequisite to the initial issuance, or the renewal of an active construction license in Florida the applicant must prove that they have the statutory insurance policies in place.  In order to do so, the applicant shall submit a…
Rank this Week: 2221

Texas Construction Law Blog

Texas Construction Law Blog

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasconstructionlawblog.com/
  • Nov 15

    A Myth About Delay – Revisited

    A Myth About Delay – Revisited
    Construction lawyers routinely deal with delay claims. I have presented or defended more of them than I can remember.  That is why I was curious when, earlier this year, I received a series of email invitations to presentations on the…
  • Sep 1

    Softening a Hurricane’s Blow: Force Majeure and Builder’s Risk

    Softening a Hurricane’s Blow: Force Majeure and Builder’s Risk
      Co-authors: Russell Jumper and Tim Fandrey Hurricane Harvey caused severe destruction in Texas with its significant winds and historic rainfall. But Harvey may also prove to be a costly lesson for many project owners and contractors.…
  • Sep 1

    Softening a Hurricane’s Blow: Force Majeure and Builder’s Risk

    Softening a Hurricane’s Blow: Force Majeure and Builder’s Risk
      Co-authors: Russell Jumper and Tim Fandrey Hurricane Harvey caused severe destruction in Texas with its significant winds and historic rainfall. But Harvey may also prove to be a costly lesson for many project owners and contractors.…
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Construction Law Canada

Construction Law Canada

Covers recent developments in construction law in Canada. By Thomas G. Heintzman.

http://www.constructionlawcanada.com/
  • Nov 15

    Alberta Court Rejects Assertion That The Mortgagee Was An “Owner” Under The Builder’s Lien Act

    Alberta Court Rejects Assertion That The Mortgagee Was An “Owner” Under The Builder’s Lien Act
    In Westpoint Capital Corp. v. Solomon Spruce Ridge Inc., 2017 CarswellAlta 580, 2017 ABQB 254, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench made a number of decision relating to the priorities between lienholders and mortgagees. The court found…
  • Oct 30

    Payment Clause Held Not To Be A “Pay-When-Paid” Clause

    Payment Clause Held Not To Be A “Pay-When-Paid” Clause
    In Cardinal Contracting Ltd. v. Seko Construction (Vancouver) Ltd., 2017 CarswellYukon 107, 2017 YKSC 51, the Yukon Supreme Court recently considered whether a payment clause in a construction contract was a pay-when-paid clause which…
  • Sep 27

    Amendments To The Ontario Construction Lien Act Have Been Given First Reading (Part 2)

    Amendments To The Ontario Construction Lien Act Have Been Given First Reading (Part 2)
    On May 31, 2017, the Ontario Legislature gave first reading to Bill 142 which will enact the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017. By this legislation, substantial amendments are proposed to the Ontario Construction Lien Act, including the…
Rank this Week: 2896

Construction Law blog

Construction Law blog

By Holland & Hart LLP.

http://www.hhconstructionlaw.com/
  • Nov 14

    Diversity in Commercial Real Estate

    Diversity in Commercial Real Estate
    By: Anna Eberlin Commercial Real Estate Women Network, or CREW, is an organization that supports women’s advancement in the commercial real estate industry. CREW has been conducting research and developing industry white papers since…
  • Oct 5

    Nevada’s Recent Employment Bills Impact Licensed Contractor

    Nevada’s Recent Employment Bills Impact Licensed Contractor
    By: Dora Lane Senate Bill (SB) 253 The bill created the Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act, which applies to employers with 15 or more employees (for at least 20 weeks in the current or preceding year). The bill makes it…
  • Sep 19

    Non-breaching party may choose between liquidated damages and actual damages if the contract so allow

    Non-breaching party may choose between liquidated damages and actual damages if the contract so allow
    By: Timothy Gordon The Supreme Court of Colorado has held that a contractual provision that gives a non-breaching party the option of choosing between recovery of liquidated damages and pursuing actual damages is enforceable so long as the…
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Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Oscar Rivera Profiled in Today’s Daily Business Review

    Oscar Rivera Profiled in Today’s Daily Business Review
    The firm’s Oscar R. Rivera was the subject of a profile article in today’s edition of the Daily Business Review, South Florida’s exclusive business daily and official court newspaper.  The article, which is titled…
  • Oct 16

    Important Changes in 2017 Edition of AIA Contract Document

    Important Changes in 2017 Edition of AIA Contract Document
    The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) contract documents, which are generally regarded as the construction industry standards, are updated by the organization every 10 years, and the 2017 update released earlier this year contains…
  • Aug 24

    40 Years & Looking Forward: The Celebration of the Firm’s Big 4-0 Continue

    40 Years & Looking Forward: The Celebration of the Firm’s Big 4-0 Continue
    Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A. achieved a significant milestone this year, celebrating 40 years of providing quality legal service to the South Florida, Florida and national communities. As we enter the…
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K&L Gates Construction Law…

K&L Gates Construction Law Blog

Covers legal issues, news, and regulations relating to the construction industry. By K&L Gates.

http://www.klconstructionlawblog.com/
  • Nov 6

    Preparing for the Changes in the New AIA 2017 Form

    Preparing for the Changes in the New AIA 2017 Form
    By: Justin L. Weisberg After a decade, the AIA  released new design and construction contract forms in April 2017.  Some of the more notable changes to the AIA construction contract documents are summarized below. Probably as a…
  • Oct 16

    Presentation Available: The Role of Insurance and Cost Reduction in EPC Contract

    Presentation Available: The Role of Insurance and Cost Reduction in EPC Contract
    London partner, Matthew E. Smith spoke on the role of insurance and cost reduction in EPC contracts at the recent Global EPC Contract & Risk Management Conference on October 12-13, 2017 in London. To view a copy…
  • Oct 2

    K&L Gates Presents at the 3rd Annual Global EPC Contract & Risk Management Conference

    K&L Gates Presents at the 3rd Annual Global EPC Contract & Risk Management Conference
    Please Join Us at the Conference and use our Sponsor Discount Code for 20% Savings We will be sponsoring and presenting at this year’s Global EPC Contract & Risk Management Conference on October 12-13, 2017 at the…
Rank this Week: 4166

Supplemental Conditions

Supplemental Conditions

Covers construction law developments and litigation. By Wally Zimolong.

http://www.supplementalconditions.com/
  • Nov 3

    Labor Unions: Myths and Fact

    Labor Unions: Myths and Fact
      The post Labor Unions: Myths and Facts appeared first on Supplemental Conditions.
  • Aug 31

    U.S. v. Davis Casts Doubt on the Future of (Some) DBE Fraud Case

    U.S. v. Davis Casts Doubt on the Future of (Some) DBE Fraud Case
    Disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) fraud in the construction industry is a topic frequently covered on this blog.  My posts on DBE fraud are some of my most read posts and the ones that generate the most questions from readers and…
  • Aug 31

    U.S. v. Davis Casts Doubt on the Future of (Some) DBE Fraud Case

    U.S. v. Davis Casts Doubt on the Future of (Some) DBE Fraud Case
    Disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) fraud in the construction industry is a topic frequently covered on this blog.  My posts on DBE fraud are some of my most read posts and the ones that generate the most questions from readers and…
Rank this Week: 3381

New York Commercial and…

New York Commercial and Construction Lawyer Blog

Covers business and insurance law. By Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP.

http://www.newyorkcommercialconstructionlawyer.com/
  • Oct 27

    How Contract Drafting Effects the Establishment of a Lien Fund

    How Contract Drafting Effects the Establishment of a Lien Fund
    According to the New York Lien Law, a mechanic’s lienor who is a subcontractor may only recover on its lien claim if it can establish there is a Lien Fund. That means the lienor must establish that funds were due and owing from the…
  • Sep 12

    When The Party Is Over For A Party Wall

    When The Party Is Over For A Party Wall
    A recent case from Supreme Court, New York County, clarifies a limit to the rights of a property owner that shares a party wall with a neighbor who redevelops its site without relying on the party wall. The post When The Party Is Over For A…
  • Jul 24

    Willful Exaggeration Standard Remains High

    Willful Exaggeration Standard Remains High
    For those in the construction industry, mechanics’ liens are sure to be a familiar occurrence. And, for those who have ever had a project of theirs liened, they will be aware of the tenacity of these legal devices. Mechanics’…
Rank this Week: 2267

Colorado Construction Litigation

Colorado Construction Litigation

Covers construction litigation in Colorado. By Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC.

http://www.coloradoconstructionlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 4342

Florida Construction Law News

Florida Construction Law News

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 3400

Grimshaw Blog

Grimshaw Blog

Covers construction and insurance issues in New Zealand. By Grimshaw & Co.

http://www.grimshaw.co.nz/news-resources/
Rank this Week: 2773

Best Practices Construction Law

Best Practices Construction Law

Construction-related blog focused on transportation, healthcare, technology and legal trends. By Stites Harbison PLLC.

http://www.bestpracticesconstructionlaw.com/
  • Aug 11

    Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced

    Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced
    Believe it or not, there are always a wealth of emails and other documents produced in litigation that help “make the case” for the other side. Take, for the example, the e-mail I found in the files of one…
  • Aug 11

    Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced

    Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced
    Believe it or not, there are always a wealth of emails and other documents produced in litigation that help “make the case” for the other side. Take, for the example, the e-mail I found in the files of one…
  • Aug 10

    Construction Contracts And Arbitration Provisions: Is The Word “May” Mandatory? Maybe!

    Construction Contracts And Arbitration Provisions: Is The Word “May” Mandatory? Maybe!
    You don’t always say what you mean. And you don’t always mean what you say.  In construction contracts, parties attempt to use plain and ordinary words to describe their respective obligations. As an example, when the…
Rank this Week: 3715

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real…

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real Estate Law Blog

Covers news and commentary on real estate development, environmental and construction law. By Mirick O'Connell.

http://mirickrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2509

Real Property & Development Review

Real Property & Development Review

Covers real estate, construction, and land use laws in the Pacific Northwest. By Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP.

http://www.dwtrealpropertyreview.com/
Rank this Week: 807

Natural Resources and Mining Law…

Natural Resources and Mining Law Blog

Covers energy law and real estate and property law. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://mininglaw.jmbm.com/
  • May 9

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry
    By Kerry Shapiro Last week, President Trump signed an executive order with potentially wide-ranging implications for the mining industry and many other affected stakeholders. The order directs the Department of the Interior (DOI) to review…
  • May 9

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry
    By Kerry Shapiro Last week, President Trump signed an executive order with potentially wide-ranging implications for the mining industry and many other affected stakeholders. The order directs the Department of the Interior (DOI) to review…
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: California AB 219 is Reinstated

    Double Deja Vu: California AB 219 is Reinstated
    My partner, Jon Welner, is a leading practitioner of prevailing wage law in California and is the Chair of JMBM’s Prevailing Wage Group. He is also a member of JMBM’s Natural Resources and Mining Group and advises and defends the…
Rank this Week: 1462

Rousseau Mazzuca LLP Employment &…

Rousseau Mazzuca LLP Employment & Construction Law Blog

Covers employment, labour and construction law blog.

http://www.rousseaumazzuca.com/blog/
  • May 8

    Court of Appeal: Oral Contract Term Not Enforceable

    Court of Appeal: Oral Contract Term Not Enforceable
    The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently overturned a lower court’s decision that had awarded damages to an employee who believed, on the basis of a discussion he had upon hiring, that he would be entitled to a significant benefits…
  • May 8

    Court of Appeal: Oral Contract Term Not Enforceable

    Court of Appeal: Oral Contract Term Not Enforceable
    The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently overturned a lower court’s decision that had awarded damages to an employee who believed, on the basis of a discussion he had upon hiring, that he would be entitled to a significant benefits…
  • May 3

    Alberta Employee Entitled to Coverage for Medical Marijuana

    Alberta Employee Entitled to Coverage for Medical Marijuana
    Many employers and employees have questions about the impact the government’s planned legalization and regulation of marijuana will have on their workplace.  We’ve previously blogged about the emerging issue of benefits…
Rank this Week: 2710

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

Discusses construction law issues in North Carolina. By Melissa Dewey Brumback.

http://constructionlawnc.com
Rank this Week: 4383

Michigan Construction Law

Michigan Construction Law

Focuses on developments in Michigan construction law.

http://michiganconstructionlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Michigan Legislature Renews Effort to Abolish Prevailing Wage

    Michigan Legislature Renews Effort to Abolish Prevailing Wage
    On January 18, 2017,  Senators Peter MacGregor, Dave Hildenbrand, and Arlan Meekhof, introduced S.B. 0003, which would repeal Michigan's Prevailing Wage statute (PA 166 of 1965; MCL 408.551, et seq) in its entirety. The proposed…
  • Jan 5

    New Skilled Trades Regulation Act Impacts Section 114 of Michigan Construction Lien Act

    New Skilled Trades Regulation Act Impacts Section 114 of Michigan Construction Lien Act
    During the recent lame duck session in December, 2016, the Michigan Legislature passed a series of bills aimed at consolidating the licensing and regulation of skilled trades, including residential builders, electricians, plumbing and…
  • Dec 2

    FAR Amendments Designed to Speed Up Payment to Subcontractor

    FAR Amendments Designed to Speed Up Payment to Subcontractor
    On November 25, 2013,  the DOD, GSA, and NASA issued a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) to incorporate a new clause to provide accelerated payments to small business subcontractors.The new clause [FAR…
Rank this Week: 4056