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31Mar, 2020

Construction Contractors and the CARES Act

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Law, COVID Construction|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was just passed and it contains a number of provisions that will benefit the construction industry, including, the Paycheck Protection Program, unemployment, and delayed payroll taxes.   Below are a few of the highlights. Paycheck Protection Program This is a low interest [...]

27Mar, 2020

Why Your COVID-19 Planning Should Include Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Finances

By |March 27th, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, COVID Construction|0 Comments

Concerns surrounding COVID-19 are not just related to construction projects and contracts. You need to make sure you are personally ready to deal with COVID-19. Here is an article from one of my partners discussing the importance of putting in place Powers of Attorney to make sure you have someone [...]

25Mar, 2020

Is it Time to Send your COVID-19 Notice? YES

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: Construction Claims, Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Delays, COVID Construction, COVID-19|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

COVID-19 is hampering all aspects of our lives, and the construction industry is no exception.  As you continue to assess your construction projects, don’t forget that you likely have notice obligations to upstream contractors or the owner to let them know of potential delay and cost increase claims. Review Your [...]

18Mar, 2020

Is the Coronavirus Infecting Your Construction Schedule?

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: Construction Claims, Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Contracts, Construction Damages, Construction Delays, COVID Construction, COVID-19, Delay Damages|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We are all feeling the impact of the Corona virus, either because we or someone we know has been exposed or it is causing changes to our schedules.  Have you given any thought about how the schedule on your project will be impacted? This could come in the way of [...]

11Mar, 2020

A Very Bad Day Indeed

By |March 11th, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Damages, Construction Defect, Nebraska Construction Law|Tags: , |0 Comments

As a construction attorney, I am often tasked with confronting architects and engineers on the decisions they made in planning or monitoring construction projects.  The vast majority of times, the architect or engineer is well versed in the underlying regulations and codes on which he or she based their decisions.  [...]

5Mar, 2020

Do I Have Insurance for That?  CGL Insurance Coverage Questions

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: Commercial General Liability (CGL), Construction Contractor Advisor|Tags: , , |0 Comments

We get a lot of calls from contractors asking about whether they have coverage under their Commercial General Liability insurance for a construction defect claim.  The short answer is always--Maybe.  An assessment of the claim requires a review of your policy and, equally important, which state’s law will interpret the [...]

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