Neil S. Talegaonkar, Esq. | ThompsonMcMullan | March 18, 2015 Some of you may recall the George and Ira Gershwin song, They Can’t Take That Away From Me made famous by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the film, Shall We Dance. A recent amendment to a mechanic’s lien statute will limit general contractors’ ability to… Continue reading They Can’t Take That Away From Me. Well, At Least Not At First.
Kendall Jones | Construction Data Company | March 12, 2015 WinSun’s 3D printed apartment building. Back in November 2013 we wrote an article asking Does It Matter Who Wins the Race to Create the First 3D Printed Building? We determined that being first didn’t matter nearly as much as the fact that there were a… Continue reading The Future Of 3D Printed Building Construction Is Now
Kevin Sheetz | Insurance Business | March 18, 2015 If you’re not yet using big data and analytics to do your job, you likely will be soon. Surely you’ve heard of big data transforming industries as varied as medicine, advertising, and financial services, and it holds particular potency for the property and casualty insurance space.… Continue reading How Property and Casualty Insurance Professionals can Find the Truth in Big Data
Christopher G. Hill | Construction Law Musings | March 17, 2015 As I posted recently, the Virginia General Assembly has passed, and I can see no reason why the governor won’t sign, a bill that would essentially invalidate preemptive contractual waivers of lien rights as they relate to subcontractors and material suppliers. It does not apply… Continue reading Do We Really Want Courts Deciding if Our Construction Contracts are Fair?
John Paul Nefflen | Burr & Forman LLP | February 25, 2015 Resolving business disputes before filing a lawsuit is efficient, cost effective – and sometimes dangerous. At least that’s what an architect learned when he tried to settle a pay dispute with the owner of a luxury condominium development. His efforts nearly cost him… Continue reading The Danger of Settling Disputes: Novation