To decide if an insurer has a duty to defend, a Virginia State or Federal Court may only look at the allegations in the complaint and the insurance policy to determine if a judgment against the insured will be covered by the policy.
Contract interpretation strives to find the meaning of all parts together.
A contracting officer’s review of certified claims submitted in good faith is not intended to be a negotiating game where the agency may deny meritorious claims to gain leverage over the contractor.
When Massachusetts’ highest State court rejected Federal law on termination [...]
Yes, the word “pirates” is an anagram for “parties.” Participants in a lawsuit, arbitration, or mediation are collectively referred to as parties. Are they pirates too?
Despite “abhorrent” behavior by the Army Corps of Engineers, a [...]
- Government Construction Contracts Require Bonds, Even When Contract Doesn’t Say So GalleryAmbiguity, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), Contract Interpretation, Court of Federal Claims, Government Contract, Terms and Conditions
Yesterday (Nov. 5, 2018), the Fed. Cir. Ct. of Appeals again endorsed the Christian doctrine, which can make unstated requirements part of a government contract.
The Government’s negligent estimate failed to provide the “most current information available.”
We all know what happens when we “ASS-U-ME” something. So, we should all carefully avoid assuming things unnecessarily.