Contractor’s Considerations When Addressing Dispute Resolution Provisions

Important considerations exist for contractors when negotiating contract terms pertaining to dispute resolution. In addition to litigation through court, other alternative dispute resolution options...

OSHA Focus is on Violation, Not Fatality

OSHA’s burden in a fatal accident case is not to prove that a violation caused a worker’s electrocution death, but to prove that it...

Delay Issues

Since March, the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the United States and the rest of the world. Beyond the obvious health...
costs

Costs for the Contractor’s Acceleration of Work

Contractor delays may occur in maintaining the construction schedule milestones or in achieving the overall completion date, or more accurately, the date of substantial...

Be Wary of Over-Reliance on AIA Form Contracts

The construction industry is full with complex, multi-faceted, and multi-party transactions that often feature heavily negotiated legal documents. Typically, each party involved, whether the...
OSHA citation

Does Settling an OSHA Citation Make Good Business Sense?

Shortly after issuing a citation to an employer, OSHA will often agree to reduce the penalty amount provided the employer agrees not to contest...

Worksite Safety

Creating a company culture with management leading the way By Anthony M. Kroese, Esq. One of...
Fixed Price Contract

Making Claims for Additional Money Under a Fixed Price Contract

When a contractor bids a fixed price job, it has to make a series of assumptions about what its direct costs to complete the...

Where-Oh-Where?

Validity of Forum Selection Clause in Construction Contract Goes to Supreme Court. Sophisticated parties to a construction contract will often negotiate the manner, location, forum,...
lien

Lien Rights: Remedies for Potential Issues on the Project

By Aman Kahlon Liens are one of the primary tools for the construction industry to secure payment claims. However,...