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Don’t Get Caught Holding the Bag: Hold the State Liable When General Contractor Fails to Pay on a Public Project.

Posted in Bond Claims, Breach of Contract, Construction Claims, Construction Law, Government Contracting, Lien Rights, Nebraska Construction, Payment Bond, Uncategorized

According to a quick Google search the term “holding the bag” comes from the mid eighteenth century  and means be left with the onus of what was originally another’s responsibility.  Nobody wants to be left holding the bag.  But that … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving

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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 … Continue reading

Improvements to AIA Contracts?

Posted in AIA Contracts, Uncategorized

Joel Sciascia, general counsel for the construction management company Pavarini McGovern, made some insightful comments in the Viewpoint section of the latest Engineering News Record magazine. He argues that architects should not be the initial decision maker (“IDM”) under AIA contracts. Instead … Continue reading