Our free ConstructionRisk.com Report contains monthly legal and risk management analysis of important issues in construction law, including design professional liability, contractor claims, insurance coverage disputes, federal contracts, construction litigation and risk management issues, and much more. The information presented is for general education purposes only and is not intended as legal advice.  The search bar or topic index on this website can be used to research legal and risk management topics that have been discussed in our report since 1999.

ConstructionRisk.com Report – March 2015 Issue

  • A1 - Contractor’s Duty to Seek Clarification of Ambiguity in Specifications; Architect’s Decision on Dispute is Final
  • A2 – Implied Warranty of Habitability Extends only to Original Purchaser of Home, says Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • A3 - Civilian BCA Accepts Jurisdiction over Contract Interpretation Issue and Grants Declaratory Relief Entitling Contractor to Suspend

J. Kent Holland, Esq., publisher and content provider, is a construction lawyer with ConstructionRisk Counsel, PLLC, whose legal and consulting practices emphasize construction, federal procurement, and environmental law, as well as construction risk management.

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