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3Mar, 2021

Lien Waivers—Worth a Thorough Review

By |March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Contracts, Lien Waiver, Nebraska Construction Law|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Throughout a project, and especially at the end, you are likely being asked to sign a lien waiver. Given the significant impact that these waivers may have on your opportunity to get paid, how closely are you reviewing lien waivers before you sign them?  Here are some points to think [...]

17Feb, 2021

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

By |February 17th, 2021|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Contracts, Nebraska Construction Law, Termination|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 [...]

10Feb, 2021

Buy America—The Biden Administration’s Plan

By |February 10th, 2021|Categories: Buy America Act, Construction Contractor Advisor, FAR Council, Federal Construction Projects|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Biden Administration issued another executive order, this one focusing on the application and enforcement of the Buy America Act.  As the name indicates, the Buy America Act is intended to increase the amount of American goods used on and in government contracts.  President Biden’s executive order focuses on enforcement [...]

3Feb, 2021

President Biden Orders OSHA to Issue New COVID-19 Guidance

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, COVID Construction, COVID-19, OSHA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

President Biden recently issued an Executive Order (copy here) requiring OSHA to issue “science-based guidance” to help keep workers safe from COVID-19 exposure.  The Executive Order does not create immediate changes, but calls for quick action by OSHA to update its guidance. The Executive Order  requires OSHA to: issue, within [...]

27Jan, 2021

How to Deal with the Dreaded Pay-if-Paid Clauses

By |January 27th, 2021|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Contracts, Nebraska Construction Law, Pay-if-Paid|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

It seems that more and more general contractors are using pay-if-paid clauses in their construction contracts.  Pay-if-paid clauses are some of the most controversial and heavily negotiated clause in construction contracts.  This article will explain what pay-if-paid clause is and provides some guidance on how to negotiate around these difficult [...]

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 [...]

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