Protecting Owners With Robust Indemnification Clauses

Melissa Billig, Kenneth Block, Brandon Reiner, Stuart Rosen and Hillel Sussman | Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt Lately, it seems as though the most contentious legal issue in construction contracting revolves around indemnification clauses and the interrelated waiver of consequential damages. Owners customarily seek full defense and indemnification from contractors for all claims of third… Continue reading Protecting Owners With Robust Indemnification Clauses

More Fun with Indemnity and Construction Contracts!

Christopher G. Hill | Construction Law Musings Well, I’m back.  It’s been quite a while since my last post due to some busy family times and running my law practice.  Hopefully, you will hear from me more often in the future. Now. . . on with the post: I have often discussed indemnity provisions here… Continue reading More Fun with Indemnity and Construction Contracts!

Continuing Breach Doctrine

David Adelstein | Florida Construction Legal Updates Have you ever heard of the “continuing breach” doctrine?  Probably not.  It is not a doctrine commonly discussed. It’s a doctrine used to try to argue around the statute of limitations. In an older Southern District Court of Florida case, Allapattah Services, Inc. v. Exxon Corp., 188 F.R.Ed. 667,… Continue reading Continuing Breach Doctrine

The Fine Print Matters: Five Contract Clauses Subcontractors and Suppliers Can’t Ignore

Julia Edwards Bobbitt and Patrick Kelly | Gray Reed It never hurts to stop and take a minute to read what you are signing. This is especially true when entering into a contract with a new customer, vendor or on a new project. Your company (and your attorney) will thank you later. Subcontractors and suppliers… Continue reading The Fine Print Matters: Five Contract Clauses Subcontractors and Suppliers Can’t Ignore

Construction Attorneys Get an AI Assist in Document Crunch

Jeff Yoders | Engineering News-Record Artificial intelligence is often touted as a gamechanger for construction processes, and Document Crunch, a company co-founded by a longtime construction attorney, is already changing up one key area: construction contracts. For years, Josh Levy pored over contracts as in-house counsel for contractors JE Dunn and Wood. He knew the… Continue reading Construction Attorneys Get an AI Assist in Document Crunch

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