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HTMLEngineers in Idaho: Working Remotely is Lienable!
Asha Echeverria; Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 21, 2014
In Hap Taylor & Sons, Inc. v. Summerwind Partners, LLC et al., No. 40514, 2014 WL 5861063, — P.3d -, (Idaho Nov. 13, 2014), the Idaho Supreme Court clarified the application and extent of a professional services mechanic’s lien under Idaho law. This case involved the infrastructure...

 

HTMLWhen Does a ‘no damage for delay clause’ Apply? It Depends!
Michael R. Bosse; Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 21, 2014
This summary presents two cases, one from Texas and one from Connecticut, that analyzed “no damage for delay clauses” and reached different conclusions. Like so many cases, these two claims turned on the facts present in each matter. This is just another reminder that the precise facts...

 

HTMLDiversity Hiring Coalition Event
Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 14, 2014
On Thursday, November 13th, Diversity Hiring Coalition and Portland Adult Education hosted a Meet & Greet Networking Event for Professional New Mainers held at the Portland Public Library. Our own Director of HR, Mary Beth Turcotte, is co-chair of the DHC and welcomed the 22 employers, from...

 

HTMLReal Estate Tip: Risky Risk Allocation
Richard W. Smith; Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2014, previously published on November 13, 2014
Landlords and tenants spend a good deal of time deciding how to share risk, how to insure against it, and whether or not to provide indemnities with respect to it. When the leased premises is a place of public accommodation, one risk is whether the physical aspects of the location are in compliance...

 

HTMLREAL ESTATE TIP - Confusing Precision with Accuracy
Richard W. Smith; Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 23, 2014
In a recent EPA case, Natural Resources Defense Council, v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, a federal circuit court found against the agency’s decision to allow a product’s registration because of a rounding error in numbers with five decimal place precision. Though the...

 

HTMLA New Recipe for Growth? Supporting O’Maine Media Kitchen’s Kick-Starter Campaign!
James F. Keenan; Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
Maine’s food and beverage industry is on the rise with our world-renowned restaurants leading the charge. Still, local and regional food and beverage producers face a daunting challenge when trying to grow their brands to a national scale. Perhaps local, affordable access to fresh and...

 

HTMLWyoming Supreme Court Concludes Contractor to Pay For Damages In Excess of Original Project Cost
Michael R. Bosse; Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
An opinion released in a mid-August from the Wyoming Supreme Court concluded that repair damages were appropriate in a residential construction project when the contractor failed to provide an alternative, lower damage value based upon diminution in value of the home during the trial. This case...

 

HTMLClient Victory: Maine Wildlife Conservation Council
Paul McDonald, Daniel J. Murphy; Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
On November 4, election day, Mainers will be voting onQuestion 1, a citizen initiative that seeks to ban the use of bait, hounds or traps while hunting bears. Bernstein Shur’s client, Maine Wildlife Conservation Council, is engaged in the campaign to defeat Question 1.

 

HTMLReal Estate Tip: ALTA 34-06 - The Endorsement That Saves The Day
Richard W. Smith; Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
Buyers and developers who are focused on negotiating terms of transactions, projecting future income and meeting deadlines, can often ignore real estate title issues until a defect in a title threatens to derail a closing. Timing is everything and defects have a way of surfacing when the closing...

 

HTMLReal Estate Tip - Resolving Ambiguities Between Landlords and Tenants
Richard W. Smith; Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 18, 2014
Courts have many ways of deciding whether a lease means what the landlord says it means or what the tenant says it means. Here are three typical techniques and examples to help resolve ambiguities:

 


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