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January 18th, 2011 - 9:43 am § in Case Law, Construction Liability, Legislation & Law, Managing Risks, New Laws

No Prompt Pay Law? Washington Construction Law Lacks Prompt Payment Obligation

***This Post was originally published back in May 2010.*** I was recently reading an article posted on ENR.com about “Prompt Pay” legislation passed in Arizona. The law itself is modeled after other “prompt pay” laws used in other states, requiring owners to promptly pay cont[...]

January 4th, 2011 - 9:30 am § in Bond & Retainage Claims, Collection, Liens & UCC, Managing Risks, Public Contracting

Enforcing Your Claim Against a Public Works Project

I have talked about filing a lien, or claim, against a public works project. My posts include a discussion of how to protect your right to file aclaim and a discussion of how to file your claim.[...]

September 1st, 2010 - 10:00 am § in Construction News, Contracts, Public Contracting

Did You Know? ConsensusDOCS Released Subcontractor Agreement for Federal Projects

***This was originally posted on 4/8/2010. The Associated General Contractors’ Newsletter reported that ConsensusDOCS, a leading collaborative organization who produces construction documents, has released its first ever subcontract agreement geared towards federal projects. According to the r[...]

July 27th, 2010 - 8:25 am § in Company News, Construction News, Reiser Legal in the News

A Few Good Online Resources For Construction News, Marketing Advice and Legal Updates

A few months back, AECinfo.com notified me that they had selected the Builders Counsel, as one of several construction law blogs to be streamed on their new iPhone and iPad application called “AECInfo.” Since that time, I have been fortunate to not only have our content reproduced, but t[...]

July 9th, 2010 - 10:01 am § in Construction Liability, Contract Drafting, Contracts, Managing Risks

Loyalty? What LeBron James Teaches About the Importance of Smart Contracting

  You thought you had it all: A championship caliber team, a worldwide superstar, dozens of nationally televised games, the big prime time Christmas showdown, big time sponsors, and a world wide demographic of fans. Then one night, happy in your confidence of a moral world, you flipped on the t[...]

July 7th, 2010 - 9:26 am § in Construction Liability, Contract Drafting, Contracts, Managing Risks, Standard Provisions

The Effects of Contractual Claim Limitation Clauses

***Originally posted in similar fashion on March 31, 2010.***   In the past, we have discussed the importance of utilizing claims periods in your construction contracts. Claims periods control liability, limit your exposure to loss, and prevent legal actions from being initiated against you. I&[...]