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27Nov, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving

By |November 27th, 2019|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor|0 Comments

I hope you and your family are enjoying some well earned time off this Thanksgiving. Today’s post provides me an opportunity to thank everyone who gave me ideas for the blog and I thank you for reading it. I’d also like to thank all of my construction clients from whom [...]

22Nov, 2019

A Bond is NOT Insurance

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Bond Claims, Construction Contractor Advisor, Insurance coverage, Nebraska Construction Law|Tags: , , |0 Comments

There are fundamental differences between insurance and surety bonds and knowing the difference will help you avoid making mistakes, should claims arise.  This blog will discuss the differences between insurance and surety bonds. Insurance An insurance policy is a two party contract between an insurer and the insured.  The policy [...]

14Nov, 2019

What Can You Do to Get Paid on Your Project?

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Contracts, Getting Paid|Tags: , |0 Comments

Recently, I have had a number of conversations with contractors that are worried about getting paid on a project. Invariably, these contractors want to know what they can do to get what they are owed. Rarely is there an easy button to force these funds out of the owner or [...]

31Oct, 2019

Personal Liability for Signing Payment Affidavits? Uh-oh.

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Construction Claims, Construction Contractor Advisor, Fraud|Tags: , |0 Comments

Have you ever considered whether you could be held personally liable for signing company documents?  Maybe you should, especially if you know the documents are false. A recent case out of Ohio, Decker v. Wesex, is considering whether the CFO of a construction company can be held personally liable for [...]

23Oct, 2019

Construction Contracts—Considering the Long Game

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Attorney Fees, Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Contracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

 A recent case out of Maryland ruled that a subcontractor must pay a general contractor $2,500,000 for construction defects arising out of a 2004 project.  Now, the case did take three years to wind its way through the courts, but would you be ready to defend even a 12-year-old claim?  [...]

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