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Justifying Construction Delays

Accurate and detailed schedule analysis is the key to justifying construction delays. Construction delays, unfortunately, occur on most construction projects. Some are justified, such as those caused by unexpected severe weather. Other delays are not
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Insufficient Notice Voids Insurer’s Liability

Specific details are required when providing an insurance company with notice of a claim under a “claims–made” policy. The U.S. District Court in New York recently ruled that Lexington Insurance Co. was not liable for claims filed by the Univer
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Don’t Miss The 2016 Construction SuperConference!

ATLANTA – Kevin Gaffney, group show director, CSC: “The 2016 Construction SuperConference is going to be action packed and our advisory board has once again helped us develop an outstanding conference lineup.” For the leading construction f
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Opinion—The Perils of Uncertainty

The construction industry relies upon the federal government to create a stable economic business environment. All three branches of the federal government are currently in a state of disarray bordering on paralysis. Congress, which appears to have a
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Contractor’s Insurance Company Estopped from Profiting from Ruse

An attorney’s failure to deal in good faith adversely affects its client. There are limits to how aggressively a defense attorney can represent the interests of his or her client. Courts will not tolerate underhanded trickery. This was reaffirmed i
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GSA Submits FY 2017 Budget for Federal Building Fund

The proposed budget allocates more than $10 billion for new construction, repairs, and renovations. President Obama’s 2017 budget proposal for the U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Building Fund is, at least tentatively, good news fo
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NLRB Ruling Makes Disciplining Newly Organized Employees Difficult

The ruling, if it stands, will complicate compliance with National Labor Relations Board regulations. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has very specific, if sometimes confusing, requirements employers must follow when disciplining employees
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Hartford, Conn., Proposing Major Highway Infrastructure Improvement

The city of Hartford, Conn., and the Connecticut Department of Transportation are discussing plans to re-direct I-84 and I-91 through the city with two tunnels costing $10 billion. The Hartford Courant reports that Congressman John B. Larsen (D-1st D
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Top 10 Reasons To Attend 2016 Construction SuperConference

ATLANTA – There are hundreds of reasons to attend the 2016 Construction SuperConference, we offer our top ten. Kevin Gaffney, group show director, CSC: “The Construction SuperConference will offer you great opportunities to expand your knowl