Tort or Contract? It’s All in the Pleading

Originally posted 2011-08-29 11:16:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you’ve been reading Musings for any period of time, you’ve read about the fact that in most instances tort (i. e. negligence or fraud) claims and contract claims do not mix.  Notice I said rarely.  As is usually the case with a blanket statement like…

Happy Thanksgiving from Construction Law Musings

It is that time of year again when I find it appropriate to reflect on the great things in my life.  As I sit here with family on this Thanksgiving Day 2015,  I have much to be thankful for.  I have a thriving construction law practice, great clients, wonderful friends and of course the best,…

Contractors – Know Your State’s Consumer Protection Laws

Originally posted 2013-02-15 09:00:20. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday, we welcome back Nathan B. Hinch.  Nate is an attorney at the law offices of Mueller, Reece & Hinch, LLC in Bloomington, Illinois, where his practice includes advising real estate, construction, environmental, and other businesses regarding the law, and represents them…

The Anatomy of a Construction Dispute- The Claim

Originally posted 2015-01-12 09:00:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA  new year brings with it promise and challenges.  The promise is a relatively clean slate and the thought that 2015 will be a great year for construction professionals and those that assist them.  The challenges come from the almost inevitable issues that can arise on a…

Thanks Yet Again for the Legal Elite Confidence

Wow!  I am always humbled by the confidence shown by my friends and fellow Virginia attorneys who see fit to elect me to the Virginia Legal Elite in construction.  For the 9th year the lawyers in Virginia have elected me to this great group of elite Virginia construction attorneys.  This 9 year run has spanned…

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I am a construction lawyer in Richmond, Virginia, a LEED AP, and have been nominated by my peers to Virginia's Legal Elite in Construction Law on multiple occasions. I provide advice and assistance with mechanic's liens, contract review and consulting, occupational safety issues (VOSH and OSHA), and risk management for construction professionals.

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