Category Archives: Business of Construction

Back Posting with Thoughts on Lien Waivers

After a week of being unable to post due to the rigors of my solo construction practice, I’m back on the blogging train.  For those of you that missed my new musings this past week, I hope that you had a chance to look through some of the past Guest Post Friday posts for some…

Why Construction Law- An Update

Back in 2009, only a year or so after my first post here at Musings, I posted on why I’m in the field of construction law.  Well, a lot has happened in the over 5 years since then, not the least of which is my move to solo practice in July of 2010 and the…

No Miller Act Setoff for Non-Federal Claims

Originally posted 2009-08-05 09:00:00. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMusings is back! And a great case for subcontractors on federal projects came out of the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia last month. The Court in U. S. ex rel Acoustical Concepts, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Co. of America, et….

When is Mediation Appropriate for Your Construction Case?

Here at Construction Law Musings, I have often discussed mediation as a good alternative to the expense and headaches of litigation.  What I have discussed less often are the circumstances in which it is most appropriate to consider or even push for mediation. The obvious and clearest time that mediation must be used is where…

DPOR Must Consider Full Record When Considering Homeowner Claim

Originally posted 2013-01-07 09:00:26. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOne issue for homeowners who seek to recover for poor residential construction is the issue of whether a judgment will be collectible should they get one through the litigation process in Virginia.  Lack of the ability to collect can be particularly damaging to a homeowner when a…

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