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Arbitration is Enforced

Many construction agreements call for binding arbitration as the means to resolve a dispute between the contracting parties. Pretty straightforward. But what happens if one party disregards the arbitration provision and files suit? Can the…

5 Steps to Avoid False Claim Violations

 In its most usual form, a false claim proceeding results when an assertion is made that a contractor has knowingly presented (or caused to be presented) to the government a false claim or claims for payment. The False Claims Act contains a…

Why You Need a Clean Job Site

A tile setter, who occasionally did work for a general contractor, was asked by that contractor’s supervisor to inspect the tile work in a home being remodeled. He was to provide an estimate on what could be done to fix the tile work in the…