Kenneth Kan – November 26, 2013 Late last night, I was watching Bizarre Foods, one of my favorite shows on television. For those who are not familiar with the show, it follows a plump bald headed guy who travels all over in search of interesting eats. The episode I was viewing featured the State of… Continue reading What Constitutes a Total Loss in Virginia?
We hope that you have a Happy Thanksgiving and that you are able to spend it with the ones you love and care about. We count each of you among our blessings and are grateful for our association with you. If possible, find a way to help someone less fortunate than you by providing a… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from Advise & Consult, Inc.!
Lane Powell – November 18, 2013 For several years, design and construction professionals have been awaiting word from the Washington Supreme Court regarding whether aggrieved parties are limited to remedies set forth in their written contracts or whether they can pursue common law negligence claims. On November 14, the court decided Donatelli v. D.R. Strong… Continue reading Door Opening to Allow Common Negligence Claims Against Construction Professionals
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Eugene J. Heady – November 10, 2013 Most well-drafted construction subcontracts expressly recognize the general contractor’s right to terminate the subcontract upon the default of the subcontractor. Typically, the specific events and circumstances that constitute a default are enumerated in the subcontract. A typical subcontract, for example, may provide that the subcontractor shall be deemed… Continue reading Default Termination: Construction Contract’s Death Penalty