Home > Legal Library > Advanced Search > Search Results









Join Matindale-Hubbell Connected



Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP San Francisco, CA Document Search Results (6)

 

Sort by:
Sponsored Results

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLArchitect's "Final" Decision May Not Be Final
Alan S. Bishop; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2013, previously published on September 20, 2013
An architect specified as Initial Decision Maker (“IDM”) in an AIA contract wears many hats: independent design professional, owner’s agent on the construction site, and impartial decider of disputes. But is the architect also the judge and jury?

 

HTMLContract Notice Requirements
Jay R. Houghton; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2013, previously published on September 20, 2013
When an issue arises that will adversely impact the project’s budget or schedule, most contract forms require the contractor to provide the owner notice of the issue and its expected impacts within a stated period of time. Depending on the facts and circumstances, failure to do so may result...