Nondelegable Duties

David Adelstein | Florida Construction Legal Updates Have you heard the expression “nondelegable duty”?  The issue of a nondelegable duty comes into play when a party hires an independent contractor and the independent contractor commits negligence, primarily in the personal injury context. In other words, a plaintiff wants to hold a defendant liable for the injuries caused by… Continue reading Nondelegable Duties

When a Project Goes Awry and You Want to Collect: Real World Advice for the Construction Industry

Marcus R. Tucker, Patrick M. Shelby and Winston R. Grow | Phelps Dunbar In the past 12 months, forecasts have suggested that an economic downturn may be coming based on the interplay of historic interest rates, inflation, volatility in the stock market, high corporate and consumer debt and tightening of bank lending, among others. In… Continue reading When a Project Goes Awry and You Want to Collect: Real World Advice for the Construction Industry

The Subcontractor Performed. The Prime Contractor Paid. But a Hacker Ended Up with the Money. Who Is Responsible?

Paul Debolt, Christopher Griesedieck Jr. and David Smith | Venable When hackers gain access to a subcontractor’s information systems and divert the prime contractor’s payment to themselves instead of to the subcontractor, does the prime contractor still have to pay the subcontractor? A recent decision from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of… Continue reading The Subcontractor Performed. The Prime Contractor Paid. But a Hacker Ended Up with the Money. Who Is Responsible?

Getting Control of an Accident Scene and Ensuring Evidence is Preserved

Ryan Bennett and Melissa Kenney | White and Williams Welcome back to another episode of Subro Sessions I’m Ryan Bennett, an associate in the Subrogation department at White and Williams, I’m happy to be joined by fellow associate Melissa Kenney. Hey Ryan, happy to be here today. Ryan: In today’s episode we will discuss the… Continue reading Getting Control of an Accident Scene and Ensuring Evidence is Preserved

Weather Hazards & Insurance Claims Considerations Across the US

Daniel Schrieber, Kaj O’Mara and Andria Savill | JS Held Introduction: Exploring Hazardous Weather Patterns Across the US Every day, somewhere in the United States, some sort of hazardous weather is occurring. The vastness of the nation—from the Arctic Ocean coastline to the tropical beaches of the Florida Keys, to the mountain peaks of the… Continue reading Weather Hazards & Insurance Claims Considerations Across the US

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