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HTMLContract's Notice Provision Bars Claim for Extra Work
James K. Bidgood, Jay R. Houghton, Joseph Young; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014
The United States Court of Federal Claims recently held that a contractor’s claim for additional compensation for a change should be denied because the contractor failed to satisfy its contract’s written notice requirements. K-Con Building Systems, Inc. v. The United States, 114 Fed....

 

HTMLAnti-Indemnification Statutes and Their Impact upon Insuring Indemnification Obligations Versus Those of an Additional Insured
Jay R. Houghton; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014
Construction projects are inherently risky endeavors. A myriad of things that can go wrong range from damaging a tree on neighboring property, to the structural failure of a completed building, and the loss of limb or life. One of the most important reasons one enters into a contract while...

 

HTMLSatisfying Notice Requirements
Alan S. Bishop; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 3, 2014
Any contractor considering submitting a bid for a lump sum contract to rebuild a military-grade runway in the tropics during the rainy season with unproven aggregate sources and inadequate preliminary engineering is advised to read this case first: Nippo Corp./International Bridge Corp. v. AMEC...

 

HTMLPrevailing Wage Laws & Debarment
Jay R. Houghton; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 3, 2014
One of the greatest risks contractors working on public works projects face is that of debarment. If a contractor is either permanently or even temporarily debarred from contracting with local, state or federal governmental agencies, it can very seriously impact if not completely cripple that...