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Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Feb 17

    YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A CONSUMER TO ASSERT A FDUTPA CLAIM

    YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A CONSUMER TO ASSERT A FDUTPA CLAIM
    A few years ago, the Fourth District Court of Florida rendered an opinion in Caribbean Cruise Line, Inc. v. Better Business Bureau of Palm Beach County, Inc., 169 So.3d 164 (Fla. 4th DCA 2015) regarding Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair…
  • Feb 10

    CONTRACTORS: CONSULT YOUR INSURANCE BROKER REGARDING YOUR CGL POLICY

    CONTRACTORS: CONSULT YOUR INSURANCE BROKER REGARDING YOUR CGL POLICY
    Contractors:  do yourself a favor and consult your insurance broker regarding your commercial general liability (CGL) policy.   Do this now, especially if you subcontract out work.   CGL policies contain a “your…
  • Feb 2

    THE INDEMNIFICATION LIMITATION IN SECTION 725.06 DOES NOT APPLY TO UTILITY / HORIZONTAL-TYPE PROJECTS

    THE INDEMNIFICATION LIMITATION IN SECTION 725.06 DOES NOT APPLY TO UTILITY / HORIZONTAL-TYPE PROJECTS
    One of the most important provisions in construction contracts is the indemnification provision.  Appreciating contractual indemnification obligations are critical and certainly should not be overlooked.  Ever!   Florida…
Rank this Week: 2489

Supplemental Conditions

Supplemental Conditions

Covers construction law developments and litigation. By Wally Zimolong.

http://www.supplementalconditions.com/
  • Feb 17

    BREAKING – AFT Union WITHDRAWS Petition to Unionize Penn Grad Student

    BREAKING – AFT Union WITHDRAWS Petition to Unionize Penn Grad Student
    Last summer, my pro bono representation of a group of University of Pennsylvania graduate students caused a bit of a brou-hah-hah among the SWJ‘s leading the unionization of Penn’s graduate schools.  (It also garnered me the…
  • Feb 13

    Why a Challenge to Philadelphia Project Labor Agreement Would Be Successful

    Why a Challenge to Philadelphia Project Labor Agreement Would Be Successful
    There is a common misconception that all Philadelphia Public Works projects must be performed pursuant to a project labor agreement with various members of the Building and Construction Trades Council.  This common misconception is even…
  • Jan 29

    Trouble Brewing with the Sheet Metal Workers?

    Trouble Brewing with the Sheet Metal Workers?
    During a recent review of the NLRB dockets, I came across an interesting filing.  The Sheet Metal Contractors Association (SMCA), who is the multi-employer association that bargains with Sheet Metal Workers Local 19.  Local 19 has…
Rank this Week: 962

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Construction agreements involve good faith and fair deal

    Construction agreements involve good faith and fair deal
    When dealing with construction contracts, it's vital to get the language correct to avoid unnecessary and costly litigation. Contracts provide protection and shouldn't be used as swords, but as shields. When one party overzealously or…
  • Feb 2

    Can you avoid a costly construction lawsuit?

    Can you avoid a costly construction lawsuit?
    If you are a Broward County contractor, you may have faced lawsuits related to construction disputes. While some litigation may be unavoidable in this industry, many mistakes can be prevented or corrected before the paper chase begins.…
  • Jan 19

    Could your disposal of hazardous waste be illegal?

    Could your disposal of hazardous waste be illegal?
    If your Fort Lauderdale construction company runs afoul of federal laws regarding disposal of hazardous waste, it can cost you plenty of money in fines and penalties. The agency that deals with the disposal of hazardous waste is the...
Rank this Week: 1365

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • Feb 15

    von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Expands Office Space at 411 East Wisconsin Center

    von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Expands Office Space at 411 East Wisconsin Center
    Randall D. Crocker, President and CEO of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., announced today that the firm has  executed a lease extension agreement with Middleton Partners, expanding its space in the 411 East Wisconsin Center in the heart of…
  • Feb 14

    Temporary Employees and Worker's Compensation: The Rivera Case

    Temporary Employees and Worker's Compensation: The Rivera Case
    On January 8, 2018, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals reversed course on long-standing precedent regarding the application of the exclusive remedy provision of the Worker's Compensation Act ("the Act") by allowing a temporary employee to bring a…
  • Feb 13

    Proposed Bill Could Lead to Easier Approval of State Construction Contract

    Proposed Bill Could Lead to Easier Approval of State Construction Contract
    Changes to the way state building projects are bid out could be coming if proposed legislation is approved by the state legislature. Currently, the State Building Commission (SBC) is required to approve and supervise construction for all…
Rank this Week: 2265

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/
  • Feb 15

    Workplace Privacy Issue

    Workplace Privacy Issue
    Use of workplace computer equipment It has now become quite common for an employer to place restrictions on the use of the company’s information technology (IT), including computers, smartphones, and other electronics that employees may…
  • Feb 8

    Tax Issues in Employment Case

    Tax Issues in Employment Case
    The issue of how damages for wrongful dismissal or constructive dismissal are treated for the purposes of taxes can be complicated and important. The Default Setting Generally speaking, a claim for lost income for the “notice…
  • Feb 1

    Reprisal Remedy by Statute

    Reprisal Remedy by Statute
    Ontario has certain statutes (i.e. laws) which provide powerful relief to employees who have been terminated or otherwise adversely treated due to their compliance with the terms of statute. The term used to describe this is…
Rank this Week: 2001

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

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

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
  • Feb 13

    On the Road to Connect Business and Government!

    On the Road to Connect Business and Government!
    We recently hit the road with Onvia, a leading government market intelligence company that was just acquired by Deltek. The combination of Onvia and Deltek’s GovWin IQ provides enterprise, mid-market, and small business customers with…
  • Feb 1

    National 8(a) Winter Conference – Changes Coming for SDVOSB

    National 8(a) Winter Conference – Changes Coming for SDVOSB
    Hello from Nashville, Tennessee! I’m currently at the National 8(a) Association’s Winter Conference and had the privilege of participating in a great panel discussion with some of the leading small business scholars and…
  • Jan 31

    The GAO’s Electronic Docket May Be Going Live Soon!

    The GAO’s Electronic Docket May Be Going Live Soon!
    The Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2014 required the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) to establish an electronic docketing system for bid protests. Now, four years later, there are indications that…
Rank this Week: 1661

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
  • Feb 13

    DOL Adopts More Flexible Test to Determine When Interns Must Be Paid Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

    DOL Adopts More Flexible Test to Determine When Interns Must Be Paid Under The Fair Labor Standards Act
    Just as many employers are heading into the 2018 summer-intern recruitment season, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that it has abandoned the rigid six-factor test in use since 2010 to determine whether interns of…
  • Jan 26

    Maryland Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect on February 11, 2018

    Maryland Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect on February 11, 2018
    On January 12, 2018, Maryland became the latest state to require employers to provide paid sick leave to employees, when the Maryland General Assembly overrode Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the bill last year. The bill - known as the…
  • Jan 19

    What Is Sexual Harassment?

    What Is Sexual Harassment?
    Recently, the #MeToo movement has cast a spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace. Despite the media focus on sexual harassment, there still seems to be a fair amount of confusion about what is and is not sexual harassment. Simply…
Rank this Week: 453

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Feb 12

    ADA Standing – A real limit on cheap standing for serial filers.

    ADA Standing – A real limit on cheap standing for serial filers.
    Just in time for Valentine’s day the Fifth Circuit has definitively confirmed what should never have been an issue in the first place; that is, an ADA plaintiff does not have standing without suffering a real injury. The first…
  • Feb 4

    Quick Hits – Groundhog Day and the ADA

    Quick Hits – Groundhog Day and the ADA
    It looks like six more weeks of winter based on the reaction of Punxsutawney Phil to the long shadow he casts over weather forecasting. The last week of ADA decisions seems to confirm that it will remain chilly for businesses as well.…
  • Feb 2

    Does motive matter in an ADA case? Sometimes.

    Does motive matter in an ADA case? Sometimes.
    “Tester standing” is an area of ADA litigation that seems to create a good deal of confusion, so it is worthwhile to take a look at the 4th Circuit’s recent decision in Nanni v. Aberdeen Marketplace, Inc.,  2017 WL…
Rank this Week: 1032

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

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

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Feb 12

    Review the Terms and Conditions of Purchase Orders- They Could be Important!

    Review the Terms and Conditions of Purchase Orders- They Could be Important!
    There are many moving parts on a commercial construction project.  These range from site surveys to weather events to ordering materials.  On most large construction projects, the prime contract and subcontracts are generally…
  • Feb 7

    Ambiguity Kills in Construction Contracting

    Ambiguity Kills in Construction Contracting
    Well, I’m back and hope to have a more consistent publishing schedule moving forward.  I appreciate the continued readership through what has been a busy time for my solo construction practice over the last couple of months. …
  • Jan 15

    Mediation v. Arbitration, Both Private Dispute Resolution but Very Different Sort

    Mediation v. Arbitration, Both Private Dispute Resolution but Very Different Sort
    I often get calls from clients, potential construction clients, and other construction and business professionals with questions about arbitration or mediation clauses in the contracts that they are reviewing or drafting.  When I get…
Rank this Week: 332

Infra Insight Blog

Infra Insight Blog

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

http://www.infrainsightblog.com
Rank this Week: 1836

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/
Rank this Week: 2272

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/
Rank this Week: 2282

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: 2480

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/
  • Feb 12

    New Funding Source for Mass Transit under the SMART Plan

    New Funding Source for Mass Transit under the SMART Plan
    We have previously written about the need for new funding solutions for public transportation, including mechanisms that capture the added value of mass transit on adjacent properties.  Last week, consistent with our recommendation,…
  • Jan 25

    Bid Protests for Small Businesse

    Bid Protests for Small Businesse
    A bid protest is a method for a bidder for a government contract to formally challenge the government’s selection process or decision.  Bid-protest procedures vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but there is generally an…
  • Dec 29

    South Florida Real Estate Industry Update

    South Florida Real Estate Industry Update
    Begin the new year with essential guidance that will help prepare your real estate company or clients for a productive and profitable 2018.  The South Florida real estate community will come together on Thursday, January 18, to hear…
Rank this Week: 2580

TexLaw Today Blog

TexLaw Today Blog

Covers how businesses growth in North Texas intersects with current legal developments. By Mark L. Hill of Scheef & Stone, LLP.

http://www.markhilltx.com
  • Feb 11

    Arbitration – Friend or Foe

    Arbitration – Friend or Foe
    Arbitration is an increasingly common alternative to traditional resolution of business disputes in state and federal courts.  Most sophisticated businesses have used or experienced contracts with arbitration clauses at some point in the…
  • Nov 15

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret
    A business commonly has all sorts of valuable assets. Most businesses have some combination of assets such as real estate, equipment, inventory, cash, receivables and patents just to name a few. One class of assets that can be…
  • Nov 15

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret
    A business commonly has all sorts of valuable assets. Most businesses have some combination of assets such as real estate, equipment, inventory, cash, receivables and patents just to name a few. One class of assets that can be…
Rank this Week: 1935

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/
  • Feb 11

    Tips to Promote a Successful Construction Project

    Tips to Promote a Successful Construction Project
    This blog article is written by our newest construction law paralegal, Francisco Garcia-Soroeta. Francisco joined the Cobb Law Group’s construction practice to serve our all of our clients including Spanish speaking construction…
  • Feb 1

    Meet Our New Intern!

    Meet Our New Intern!
    Construction Attorney Mark Cobb teaches as adjunct faculty at Thomas University where he teaches business law and economics to undergraduates and MBA students.  Throughout his tenure, he has met many exceptional students.  One such…
  • Jan 24

    Great Tips from the ABA Forum on Construction Law

    Great Tips from the ABA Forum on Construction Law
    Last week, two of our construction attorneys, Mark Cobb and Stephanie Dougherty, attended the Mid-Winter Meeting of the ABA’s Forum on Construction Law. During the three day conference, they attended substantive seminars related to…
Rank this Week: 2551

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
  • Feb 11

    Tips to Promote a Successful Construction Project

    Tips to Promote a Successful Construction Project
    This blog article is written by our newest construction law paralegal, Francisco Garcia-Soroeta. Francisco joined the Cobb Law Group’s construction practice to serve our all of our clients including Spanish speaking construction…
  • Feb 1

    Meet Our New Intern!

    Meet Our New Intern!
    Construction Attorney Mark Cobb teaches as adjunct faculty at Thomas University where he teaches business law and economics to undergraduates and MBA students.  Throughout his tenure, he has met many exceptional students.  One such…
  • Jan 24

    Great Tips from the ABA Forum on Construction Law

    Great Tips from the ABA Forum on Construction Law
    Last week, two of our construction attorneys, Mark Cobb and Stephanie Dougherty, attended the Mid-Winter Meeting of the ABA’s Forum on Construction Law. During the three day conference, they attended substantive seminars related to…
Rank this Week: 3608

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Law

By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Tips to Promote a Successful Construction Project

    Tips to Promote a Successful Construction Project
    This blog article is written by our newest construction law paralegal, Francisco Garcia-Soroeta. Francisco joined the Cobb Law Group’s construction practice to serve our all of our clients including Spanish speaking construction…
  • Feb 1

    Meet Our New Intern!

    Meet Our New Intern!
    Construction Attorney Mark Cobb teaches as adjunct faculty at Thomas University where he teaches business law and economics to undergraduates and MBA students.  Throughout his tenure, he has met many exceptional students.  One such…
  • Jan 24

    Great Tips from the ABA Forum on Construction Law

    Great Tips from the ABA Forum on Construction Law
    Last week, two of our construction attorneys, Mark Cobb and Stephanie Dougherty, attended the Mid-Winter Meeting of the ABA’s Forum on Construction Law. During the three day conference, they attended substantive seminars related to…
Rank this Week: 1191

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/
  • Feb 11

    Maryland Expanding Green Building Thru Government Lease

    Maryland Expanding Green Building Thru Government Lease
    The Maryland Green Building Council recommended a broad and deep expansion of green building leasing by state government and the Maryland Department of General Services has agreed to enlarge what is a “high performance building”…
  • Feb 4

    Back to the Future with “Navigable Waters of the United States”

    Back to the Future with “Navigable Waters of the United States”
    Last week the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of the Army finalized a rule adding an applicability date to the 2015 Rule (that never went into effect) defining “waters of the United States.” But, the 2015 Rule…
  • Jan 28

    Criminal Conviction in Trade Secret Theft of the Wind

    Criminal Conviction in Trade Secret Theft of the Wind
    While many people focused on the tariffs of 30% imposed by the United States on imported solar photovoltaic cells and modules last week, most missed the larger renewable energy news story that after an 11 day trial, last Wednesday a federal…
Rank this Week: 4500

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/
  • Feb 9

    Prescribed Burning of Land in Florida

    Prescribed Burning of Land in Florida
    Prescribed burning can present complex legal issues touching on property rights, safety concerns, public health, negligence and regulatory hurdles. Read Full Post The post Prescribed Burning of Land in Florida appeared first on .
  • Jan 26

    Taking Out The Trash: Criminal and Civil Liability Under Florida’s Litter Law

    Taking Out The Trash: Criminal and Civil Liability Under Florida’s Litter Law
    The accumulation, collection and disposal of trash is a multi-million dollar industry in Florida. As you can image, there are some of those who refuse to pay the cost associated with properly disposing of trash and instead dump the material…
  • Jan 24

    The Most Common Licensing Violations Committed by Certified Contractors: Part II

    The Most Common Licensing Violations Committed by Certified Contractors: Part II
    Part II of this series will discuss civil judgments and how they can affect a certified contractor’s license.  The governing authority the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (“DBPR”) cites to when…
Rank this Week: 2804

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/
  • Feb 9

    Prescribed Burning of Land in Florida

    Prescribed Burning of Land in Florida
    Prescribed burning can present complex legal issues touching on property rights, safety concerns, public health, negligence and regulatory hurdles. Read Full Post The post Prescribed Burning of Land in Florida appeared first on .
  • Jan 26

    Taking Out The Trash: Criminal and Civil Liability Under Florida’s Litter Law

    Taking Out The Trash: Criminal and Civil Liability Under Florida’s Litter Law
    The accumulation, collection and disposal of trash is a multi-million dollar industry in Florida. As you can image, there are some of those who refuse to pay the cost associated with properly disposing of trash and instead dump the material…
  • Jan 24

    The Most Common Licensing Violations Committed by Certified Contractors: Part II

    The Most Common Licensing Violations Committed by Certified Contractors: Part II
    Part II of this series will discuss civil judgments and how they can affect a certified contractor’s license.  The governing authority the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (“DBPR”) cites to when…
Rank this Week: 2662

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3695

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: 1366

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
  • Feb 6

    Can a Replaced Engineer Still Be Liable?

    Can a Replaced Engineer Still Be Liable?
    An engineer drew up and sealed a set of plans for a county road. The drawings and specifications provided for speed limits, warning signs, and pavement markings. At some point, the county decided to incorporate several changes to the…
  • Feb 6

    Do You Have These 2 Provisions in Your Contracts?

    Do You Have These 2 Provisions in Your Contracts?
    Every company seems to have its own form of contract these days. Whether it’s the general contractor, the plumber, or the tile distributor, everyone wants you to sign “their” contract, so that they’re protected on the…
  • Jan 30

    How Do You Price That Construction Project?

    How Do You Price That Construction Project?
    Contractors always face the predicament of correctly pricing a job. Too high and lose the work; too low and make no money. A good price is one that works for both the contractor and the customer. Basing a price on what the…
Rank this Week: 2530

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: 1638

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/
Rank this Week: 1589

Construction Law Canada

Construction Law Canada

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

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

Eminent Domain Blog

Eminent Domain Blog

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

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

    SCOTUS Declines Fla. Keys Property Rights Appeal

    SCOTUS Declines Fla. Keys Property Rights Appeal
      The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear the appeal of the owner of a Florida Keys island who alleged that increasingly restrictive development regulations have harmed his property rights. The property owner argued that the…
  • Dec 30

    SCOTUS Will Not Hear FL Eminent Domain Case

    SCOTUS Will Not Hear FL Eminent Domain Case
    The U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition to hear a developer’s case against the Florida Department of Environmental Protection over a permit denial for a beachfront parcel. The case relates to a DEP denial of a final permit for a…
  • Dec 27

    NYC May Use Eminent Domain To Deal With Homeless Issue

    NYC May Use Eminent Domain To Deal With Homeless Issue
    To address the homeless crisis, NY City will acquire buildings that house homeless families to convert them to affordable housing, using with legal force if necessary. It has stated that it will use eminent domain if necessary. The city has…
Rank this Week: 3918

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Jan 20

    5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Obtain Contractor Licensing

    5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Obtain Contractor Licensing
    When someone wants to hire a contractor to take care of a job for their home or business, one of the first things they will often look for is a contractor’s license. Contractor licensing is important both for the clients (it gives them…
  • Dec 20

    Remodeling Contracts and their 6 Most Essential Part

    Remodeling Contracts and their 6 Most Essential Part
    For many contractors, remodeling jobs are their “bread and butter.” These jobs can range from redoing a small room to huge renovations and can account for a large percentage of your annual income. While the vast majority of these…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2572

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

Covers foreclosures and construction defects.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Jan 20

    5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Obtain Contractor Licensing

    5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Obtain Contractor Licensing
    When someone wants to hire a contractor to take care of a job for their home or business, one of the first things they will often look for is a contractor’s license. Contractor licensing is important both for the clients (it gives them…
  • Dec 20

    Remodeling Contracts and their 6 Most Essential Part

    Remodeling Contracts and their 6 Most Essential Part
    For many contractors, remodeling jobs are their “bread and butter.” These jobs can range from redoing a small room to huge renovations and can account for a large percentage of your annual income. While the vast majority of these…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2470

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/
  • Jan 3

    Varying Interpretations of Lien Law Section 3’s Consent Requirement

    Varying Interpretations of Lien Law Section 3’s Consent Requirement
    Last September, the New York Court of Appeals granted a motion for leave to appeal the Fourth Department’s decision in Ferrera v. Peaches Café LLC, 138 A.D.3d 1391, 30 N.Y.S.3d 765 (4th Dep’t 2016). In Peaches, the Fourth…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2646

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

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

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

    Bill 142 – Construction Act Receives Royal Assent

    Bill 142 – Construction Act Receives Royal Assent
    The new Construction Act passed unanimously this month. Introduced in the spring, it has been a high priority for the provincial government and is seen as a step towards a more modern industry for Ontario. Improving the construction industry…
  • Dec 22

    Ontario Passes the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

    Ontario Passes the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017
    Ontario Bill 148 was passed this November, making significant amendments to the Employment Standards Act and related legislation. Changes to leave and vacation allowances Employees that have been working for the same employer for five years…
  • Dec 15

    Case Commentary – Loss of Chance in Breach of Contract Claim

    Case Commentary – Loss of Chance in Breach of Contract Claim
    Last week, we discussed how a Court calculates damages for breach of contract, in order to place the wronged party in the same position as if the contract had been performed. Once the plaintiff has proven a breach of the …
Rank this Week: 664

Construction Law blog

Construction Law blog

By Holland & Hart LLP.

http://www.hhconstructionlaw.com/
  • Dec 19

    Denver’s Initiated Green Roof Ordinance Goes into Effect January 1, 2018

    Denver’s Initiated Green Roof Ordinance Goes into Effect January 1, 2018
    By: Jim Borgel In November’s general election, Denver voters approved the so-called green roof ordinance, which goes into effect on January 1, 2018. Under the ordinance, all new buildings in the City and County of Denver that are 25,000…
  • 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…
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Colorado Construction Litigation

Colorado Construction Litigation

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

http://www.coloradoconstructionlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 3065

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/
  • Dec 15

    Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. Co.

    Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. Co.
    The Florida Supreme Court issued its opinion in Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. Co., Case No., SC16-1420, which answered the following certified question from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh…
  • Oct 16

    Certain Contractor Regulations Suspended Following Hurricane Irma

    Certain Contractor Regulations Suspended Following Hurricane Irma
    Due to the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, and as directed by Governor Rick Scott’s Executive Order 17-245, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (“DBPR”) issued an Emergency Order, Order…
  • Sep 19

    Understanding Alabama’s Statutes of Limitations and Repose for Construction Project

    Understanding Alabama’s Statutes of Limitations and Repose for Construction Project
    Alabama’s statutes of limitations and repose are alive and well! Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. (“CSK”) recently prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment—and in defending the plaintiff’s subsequent appeal to…
Rank this Week: 1758

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: 3811

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  
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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.…
Rank this Week: 921

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…
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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: 1302

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: 1179

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: 4563

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: 2295

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…
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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: 3729