Category Archives: Construction Law

Construction Law Musings Hits the Beach

Construction Law Musings will be taking a break this week. Don’t worry, I’ll be back refreshed and ready to go after a nice relaxing beachfront vacation.  In the meantime, please check out the Guest Post Fridays, and explore the various pages of this blog. To all of you that read and subscribe to this corner…

Some Construction Contract Basics- Necessities and Pitfalls

Recently, I’ve been on an “advising” kick here at Construction Law Musings.  My last two posts have been about communication and trusting your gut when it comes to a smooth construction project.  This post will be the third in the trilogy (and who knows maybe I’ll have a 4th and 5th like the Hitchhiker’s Guide…

Trust Your Gut When Deciding Whether to Sign a Construction Contract

Last week’s Construction Law Musings were about the need to communicate before, during and after a construction project.  This week, I continue my thoughts on some business practices that make my life as a construction attorney and adviser (not to mention your lives as construction professionals) easier and less stressful.  This week’s musing is a…

Fraud, the VCPA and Construction Contracts

Originally posted 2010-09-27 16:03:16. Image via Wikipedia I’ve discussed the economic loss rule here at Musings on several occasions.  The economic loss rule basically states that where one party assumes a duty based in contract or agreement, the Virginia courts will not allow a claim for breach of that duty to go forward as anything…

Communication is Key to a Smooth Construction Project

I know, the title of this post sounds trite.  Who doesn’t communicate?  Don’t the subs and general on the project always communicate?  Wouldn’t a remodeler be sure to stay up on job progress with a homeowner?  In other words, why bother with this post?  Everyone knows that without communication, nothing can get done. Well, because…

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