Technology and the Law

Can Digital Signatures or Emails Be Used to Create a Valid Contract? Last month, we addressed the question of whether there are limits to what...

Are Broad Risk-Shifting Provisions Concerning Site Conditions Enforceable?

Contractors often bid projects based solely on information provided by owners and after only a limited site investigation. Yet, owners often use broad risk-shifting...

Understanding & Navigating a Performance Bond Default Situation

Most contractors deal with performance bonds on public jobs when they furnish a bond for the benefit of an owner. However, many contractors will...

Employer Prevails in General Duty Clause Case

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has a multitude of regulations to which concrete and construction contractors must adhere. Most of the construction...

Freedom to Contract

Are There Limits to What Can Be Included in a Construction Contract? When reviewing a construction contract, the primary goal is to make sure the...