AUTHORITY DEFINED | The Law of Agency is Important to Understand

For any project, this Russian proverb is helpful: Doveryay, no proveryay – Trust, but verify. In other words, get it in writing.

In the case of Eagle Rock Timber, Inc. v. Teton County, Idaho, 531 P.3d 488 (Idaho Supreme Court, June 13, 2023), a contractor agreed to reconstruct a 1.6-mile stretch of road for Teton County, Idaho. Continue reading…

Published On: September 11, 2023

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WRITTEN NOTICE | Beware that strict compliance of the contract might be required.

When an owner replaced a contractor for significant safety violations, […]

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