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HTMLCGL Exclusions for Contractual Liability - The Existence of a Contract Does Not Dictate the Exclusion
Michael A. Hodgins; Bernstein Shur;
Legal Alert/Article
March 20, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015
Just when contractors think they have insurance coverage for a claim under their Commercial General Liability policy, they find they do not, often because of the application of one of many policy exclusions. Contractors are understandably confused. Sometimes these policy exclusions can prove...

 

HTMLMechanic’s Lien Amount Shall Not Include Attorneys’ Fees
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015
The Utah Supreme Court has held that a mechanic’s lien does not include attorneys’ fees incurred by a contractor even when the lien statute allows recovery of reasonable legal fees. The court distinguished between the right to recover attorneys’ fees, and the amounts that could be...

 

HTMLPresident Orders Federally Funded Construction Projects To Plan For Flood Risks From Climate Change
Jose A. Aquino; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
On January 30, 2015, President Barack Obama signed an executive order requiring all federally funded construction projects to take into account flood risks linked to climate change.

 

HTMLDesign Build Is A Distant Reality Under Louisiana’s Public Bid Law
Steven Boutwell, Mallory S. McKnight; Kean Miller LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
Under the “design-build” construction method, the property owner enters into one contract with a single entity that provides the owner with both design and construction services. The advantages of “design-build” include faster construction and delivery, slower cost and...

 

HTMLBuying Generic for Louisiana Public Works Act Projects
Steven Boutwell, Jessica C. Engler; Kean Miller LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
In public bid projects, it is not uncommon to see project specifications that specify particular brands “or their equivalent.” Louisiana law prohibits the use of name-brand specifications, known as “closed specifications,” so the propriety of these specifications is...

 

HTMLOSHA Fines Contractor $511,000 for Failing to Provide Fall Protection Resulting in Worker Fatality
William H. Baaki; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
On July 25, 2014, a 22-year-old apprentice ironworker in Kansas City, Missouri was standing on a 9-inch-wide steel girder on a building under construction and fell more than 30 feet to his death. In its citation dated January 21, 2015, OSHA cited the employer structural steel company for seven...

 

HTMLDefense to Government Position is Not a Claim Subject to Contract Disputes Act
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015
The government claims a contractor's work is defective. The contractor says in defense that problems are due to design deficiencies and not construction errors. Is the contractor's position a "claim" subject to the Contract Disputes Act (CDA)? The U.S. Federal Court of Claims says no.

 

HTMLPrevailing-party Agents Entitled to Attorney's Fees
Bryan E. Mouber; Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, L.L.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 13, 2015, previously published on February 9, 2015
In Curo Enterprises, LLC v. Dunes Residential Services, Inc., No. 111,191, 2015 Kan. App. LEXIS 1 (Kan.App. January 2, 2015), Curo, in its capacity as DPW’s agent, brought suit against Dunes, in its capacity as DPW’s property manager, in order to terminate DPW’s agreement with...

 

HTMLUpdates to OSHA's Recordkeeping Rule
Jose A. Aquino; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 9, 2015
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR 1904) covered employers are required to prepare and maintain records of serious occupational injuries and illnesses. Revisions to the OSHA reporting requirements went into effect on January 1, 2015....

 

HTMLInsurance Coverage for Damaged NYC Tower Crane
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 26, 2015
Readers will recall photos of a tower crane damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Construction of the NYC high-rise building known as One57 was underway when the crane was lashed by hurricane-force winds. The crane jib was apparently blown backwards, and ended up dangling over the counterweight almost 1,000...

 


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