Category Archives: Construction Law

Wow! An Interview Over at ClaimKit

Thanks to my pal Chris Cheatham (@chrischeatham) over at ClaimKit and his blog The Electronic Claim for a great opportunity.  Chris and I have been friends for a while and he decided to interview me over at his blog.  Here’s the opening paragraph of flattery: This is the third post in our construction law business…

Reminder: Just Being Incorporated Isn’t Enough

I have discussed why contractors need to incorporate previously here at Construction Law Musings.  Among the many reasons to incorporate are possible tax benefits and the protection of personal assets (like your house and your dog) from judgement and collection actions.  This latter reason is key in the construction world in which Murphy can look…

Changes and Claims: Make Sure You Actually Ask for What You Want

Originally posted 2009-06-19 09:00:00. For this weeks Guest Post Friday, Musings welcomes Matthew DeVries. Matt is the author of www.bestpracticesconstructionlaw.com, is a construction attorney in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a father of five energetic children and he often uses his family experiences to shed light on the green building, sustainable design, technology and project management…

The New Jersey Construction Triangle – Compelling Arbitration Without a Contract Provision Between Subcontractor and Owner/Developer

For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome Bennet Susser.  Bennet is a founding member and shareholder of the New Jersey law firm, Jardim, Meisner & Susser, P.C. He has over 25 years’ experience in representing clients in all types of complex (and not so complex) litigation, including those involving construction actions….

Did the 4th Circuit “Tarnish” Sustainable Construction in the CBF Case?

About a week ago, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s “parallam” lawsuit.  Since that unpublished ruling on procedural grounds, much discussion has ensued.  One particularly interesting headline, found at the well respected Greed Building Law Update, states Litigation Over First Ever LEED Platinum Building Tarnishes Green Building.  After…

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