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Adobe PDFProposed Amendments to Chapter 558, Florida Statutes
K. Stefan Chin; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015
The Associated General Contractors of America (“AGC”) will be seeking passage of a bill in 2015 which amends Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, Florida’s “Notice and Opportunity to Cure” statute.

 

Adobe PDFIt’s About Time: NY’s Public Authorities Law §1744 (2) Is Amended to Provide That A Notice Of Claim Must Be Filed After the Claim is Denied
Richard R. Volack, Charles E. Williams; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015
For years, the New York City School Construction Authority has denied numerous contractors the opportunity to recover sums due and owing for work performed because they failed to file a formal notice of claim within 90 days of when their damages were ascertainable, even if they didn’t know...

 

Adobe PDFConstruction Manager More at Risk?
Warren E. Friedman; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
Legal Alert/Article
December 12, 2014, previously published on November 2014
The Massachusetts Superior Court issued an opinion this summer which expands the risk of doing business as a Construction Manager At-Risk (“CM@R”). That Massachusetts trial court ruled, in what it determined was a matter of fi rst impression, that a CM@R could not sue an owner for...

 

Adobe PDFNew Executive Order Will Require Contractors to Disclose Labor Violations
Lori Ann Lange; Peckar & Abramson, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 2014
As part of his Year of Action, on July 31, 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. The Executive Order will require contractors who are bidding on federal government contracts in excess of $500,000 to disclose their federal and state labor law violations, as...

 

Adobe PDFMaryland Federal Court Rules That An Arbitration Provision In A Construction Contract Giving Only One Party The Right To Select Arbitration Is Unenforceable
Michael C. Zisa; Peckar & Abramson, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 27, 2014
In a recent United States District Court for the District of Maryland decision, U.S. ex rel. Birckhead Electric, Inc. v. James W. Ancel, Inc., 2014 WL 2574529 (D. Md. June 5, 2014), the Court found that an arbitration provision in a construction contract that binds only one party is unenforceable....

 

Adobe PDFPreliminary Development Agreement: An Innovative Method of Streamlining P3 Procurements in Social Infrastructure
Joshua A. Levy, Frank M. Rapoport; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
Legal Alert/Article
May 2, 2014, previously published on April 2014
Within the last decade, Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) have played an increasingly crucial role in the construction and renovation of transportation and utility infrastructure. On the other hand, P3s have not been as popular a procurement method for social infrastructure projects such as...