Three’s The Charm: Critical Subcontract Terms

Alex BarthetContracts

Many contracts are impenetrable with their fine print, multiple pages and complicated language. What is a subcontractor to do? At the very least, smaller construction firms should focus on those areas where a mistake could be costly and exposure is likely.

Contract Disclaimers Count

Alex BarthetContracts, Litigation & Arbitration

In 1981, and again in 1992, an engineer and municipality entered into General Consulting Agreements. The 1992 Agreement called for the engineer to, among other things, provide “statements of probable cost” to the municipality for a road improvement project.