More Contract Topics

As an educational tool, this section of the website provides briefings, papers and articles addressing issues arising out of design contracts and construction contracts. It also provides practical contract drafting tips and risk management comments and suggestions. Topics include the following:

Additional Insured

Breach of Contract or Negligence Claim?

Code Compliance

Contract Reformation

Differing Site Conditions

Economic Loss Doctrine

Fiduciary Duty

Implied Warranty of Specifications: Spearin Doctrine

Indemnification Clause

Job Site Safety

Limitation of Liability Clause

Liquidated Damages

Pay When Paid

Pollution and Environmental Issues

Professional Standard of Care

Third Party Claims

Time Limits


Design-Building – Briefing paper

Public Private Partnership Risks- Briefing