Tag: construction law

Construction Processes, Legal

US Supreme Court Rules Against Striking Drivers Who Abandoned Concrete Delivery Trucks

June 2, 2023

Via: ENR

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 1 that the International Brotherhood of Teamsters must defend itself in court over allegations that a 2017 drivers strike in Washington state damaged a concrete supplier when trucks were left with full loads as […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Law firms form alliance to take on international construction

January 11, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The need for an international construction law resource, said Steven M. Charney, chairman of Peckar & Abramson and co-founder of the LCL International Alliance, is because the construction and infrastructure industries have become increasingly international. “Thirty years ago,” Charney said, […]


6 ways the coronavirus outbreak will affect construction

March 13, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Three words stand out to construction attorney Steve Lesser when thinking about how U.S. contractors should react to the negative effects of the global coronavirus pandemic: Wait and see. Lesser, the chair of Becker’s construction law practice, said he thinks […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Legally Speaking: Construction and the Law

March 27, 2017

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction is a technical complex of industry practices, and laws. Construction law affects all projects; beginning with land purchase and development; laws continue to affect projects and their components, throughout actual construction, completion, leasing, occupancy, and subsequent renovation and restoration. […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Legally Speaking: Construction Claims, Basic Causes

March 23, 2017

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction claims rely upon basic legal principles for success, beginning with entitlement. While there may be entitlement but no provable damages, or damages with no provable entitlement; there can be no recovery, since both—entitlement and damages—are essential to recovery! Construction […]