Construction Contracting Without Relief Clauses During COVID-19

What to do if your contract lacks the parts to handle COVID-19? Considerations for creating new contracts during COVID-19.

Your Contract Can Handle COVID-19

Uncertainty and risk are not new or novel to contractors.  Contracts reduce uncertainty and share the risk of doing or providing something.  COVID-19 may have contributed to, but it has not single-handedly created, uncertainty and risk. 

By |2022-10-25T10:11:26-04:00April 9, 2020|Contract, Contract Interpretation, Damages, Force Majeure, Notice|

Pirates (Parties) Should Arbitrate Arbitrability

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?

By |2022-11-07T12:32:16-05:00November 20, 2018|Arbitration, Construction Law, Contract, Contract Interpretation|

How to Find (and Confirm) the Plain Meaning in a Contract

Contract formation confirms the parties understand and agree to all [...]

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