Thoughts on construction law from Christopher G. Hill, Virginia construction lawyer, LEED AP, mediator, and member of the Virginia Legal Elite in Construction Law

Category Archives: Contracts

Sometimes Adjustments are in Fact Equitable- A Story of Differing Site Conditions

Originally posted 2011-09-12 09:00:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Remember the one about differing site conditions? (just kidding, that was never a joke). However, any site contractor knows that these differing conditions can be the bane of its existence. Recently, the Danville, Virginia Division of the Federal District Court for the Western District of Virginia

Construction Lawyers Should Be Problem Solvers

No one wants to call a construction attorney. Those of us that practice construction law and advise contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in the construction industry know this. We are associated with problems. We are seen as necessary evils when folks in construction feel the need to call us. I get it and frankly don’t have

Where Insurance and Contracts Collide in Construction

As has been said a “few” times here at Construction Law Musings, the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia strictly interpret the actual terms of a construction contract. A recent case in the Circuit Court for the City of Richmond provides yet another example of this fact. In Fixture Specialists Inc. v. MGT Construction Mgmt.

The Anatomy of a Construction Dispute Stage 2- Increase the Heat

Originally posted 2015-01-19 09:00:35. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLast week we discussed the groundwork and circumstances of a construction claim. This week’s post will discuss the next steps, hopefully short of full blown arbitration or litigation that you, as a construction company, can pursue presuming your claim has been properly preserved. If your contract requires