Category Archives: Construction Law

Keeping Construction Issues Out of Court at Construction Law North Carolina

For this week’s post, I am taking a trip to the great Construction Law in North Carolina blog run by a friend and fellow construction attorney, Melissa Brumback (@melissabrumback).  Over at her blog, I discuss how to keep construction project problems from turning into money draining litigation.  Here’s a taste: While I agree to some…

Early Action on Your Construction Contract is Key

I bang the drum of early and frequent consultation with one of us construction attorneys on a regular basis here at Musings and in other places of the “blawgosphere.” Why do I do this?  Doesn’t such consultation help to avoid the problems that seem to make those of us in the construction law business happy? …

Just Because Your Employee Was Supposed to Work Safely. . .

Here at Construction Law Musings, I’ve discussed the need to keep up with your safety program and stay out of the cross-hairs of the state and federal safety inspectors. The Virginia Court of Appeals gave a stark reminder of this fact in the case of Atlantic Environmental Construction Co. v. Malveaux, Comm’r.  In this case,…

Why You Should Consider Mediation (Most of the Time)

As any reader of Construction Law Musings is aware, I am a huge fan of mediation as a way to resolve construction disputes.  I am such a fan that a few years ago I took the plunge and got certified as a mediator. Why then did I put the caveat in the title of this…

The Economic Loss Rule Applies Only to Products Liability Cases, at least in Florida

Originally posted 2013-05-17 11:52:30. For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome a friend and sometime co-presenter Craig Martin.  Craig (@craigmartin_jd) is a partner in the law firm of Lamson Dugan and Murray, LLP in Omaha, Nebraska. He has a background and experience in all aspects of construction law. As…

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