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20Jan, 2021

I’m Not Getting Paid. Can I Terminate the Contract?

By |January 20th, 2021|Categories: AIA Contracts, Breach of Contract, Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Contracts, Nebraska Construction, Nebraska Construction Law|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

I’d like to say that the answer is clearly yes, but that’s rarely the case with construction contracts.  Ultimately, it will come down to the facts of your situation and whether the construction contract specifically allows you to pull off the job. Not Getting Paid Not getting paid is probably [...]

13Jan, 2021

Construction Contracts–The Scope of the Work

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Contracts, Nebraska Construction Law, Scope of Work|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Construction contracts can take on many shapes and sizes and there are several important provisions that you should review.  But, the most important, in my mind, is the scope of work to be provided. Preventing Costly Overruns Ideally, the scope of work will detail, and limit, the work that is [...]

23Dec, 2020

Happy Holidays

By |December 23rd, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor|Tags: |0 Comments

Another year is drawing to a close and we want to thank all of our construction clients with whom we have had the pleasure of working this past year.  We really do appreciate the opportunity to help you with your business operations.  We look forward to working with you in [...]

16Dec, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccines are Here:  Can you require employees to be vaccinated?

By |December 16th, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, COVID Vaccine, COVID-19|0 Comments

Today's post is by Eric Tiritilli, one of our Employment Law specialists. Currently, there is no formal guidance from federal agencies regarding whether an employer may require an employee to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  But, the EEOC has previously allowed mandatory vaccinations in the context of flu. Given that the [...]

18Nov, 2020

Workplace Safety–the Unpreventable Employee Misconduct Defense

By |November 18th, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, OSHA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Just because an employee gets hurt on the job does not mean you are facing an OSHA penalty.  Employers have a defense to an OSHA citation when the violation of a safety rule was due to unpreventable employee misconduct. However, proving this defense requires substantial planning, well before an incident [...]

12Nov, 2020

So You’ve Got A Construction Lien, Now What?

By |November 12th, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Lien, Nebraska Construction Law|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Contractors sometime believe that once the lien is filed, they are home free for getting paid.  Unfortunately, that is often not the case.  There are always concerns about whether the owner has sufficient funds to pay the contractor and subcontractors.  Obviously, that is why the lien was filed.  There are [...]

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