How Jargon Complicates Construction

Put yourself in the shoes of a facilities manager who is responsible for constructing a facility for the first time. You call people you trust to determine how you should go about it, and ask each of them to put it in terms you can understand. As each of your trusted...

Indemnification language found ambiguous and unenforceable

According to a Louisiana appellate court, an indemnification clause can not be enforced to require a party to indemnify  for the indemnitee’s own negligence unless the clause specifically states that to be the intent of the parties in no uncertain terms. An...