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Forum Selection Clauses In Construction Contracts- Enforceable Or Not?

September 02, 2014 BY Eric Mull | Construction Law

Late last year in Atlantic Marine Construction Co., Inc. v. United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, 134 S.Ct. 568 (2013), the ... Continue Reading

Sureties And Contractors: Deviate From The Contract's Claims Notice Provisions At Your Own Peril

May 04, 2014 BY Adam Beedenbender | Construction Law

The Georgia Court of Appeals' March 28, 2014 decision in Western Sur. Co. v. Department of Transp. is likely to strike fear into the hearts of ... Continue Reading

Litigation Pitfalls: Failure To Preserve Evidence In Your"Control."

May 03, 2014 BY Lisa Richardson | Employment Law

Spoliation of evidence is the destruction or failure to preserve evidence within the possession, custody or control of a party after that party ... Continue Reading

Damage To A Contractor's Own Work Can Be Within The Definition Of "Occurance" In A CGL Policy But Still May Not Be Covered

November 04, 2013 BY Brian Moore | Construction Law

On July 12, 2013, the Supreme Court of Georgia issued a ruling in Taylor Morrison Services, Inc. v. HDI-Gerling America Ins. Co., further interpreting and defining the term "occurrence" as used in the context of a "standard" CGL policy.[1] (No. S13Q0462; 2013WL3841555). ... Continue Reading

Georgia Court Of Appeals: Defendants' Maintain Their Right To Contribution For Pre-Trial Settlements

May 02, 2013 BY Brian Moore | Subrogation

In Zurich American Ins. Co., et al. v. Heard, et al., the Court of Appeals provided clarity to the Georgia Tort Reform statutes and the interplay ... Continue Reading

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