No longer can transactional attorneys sit back while litigating colleagues deal with e-discovery and its potentially voluminous costs.
A must read: A unique opportunity for Under Construction to interview a former Massachusetts Superior Court judge. The Hon. Nancy Holtz offers advice gleaned from her 15 years on the bench.
Although a New York decision, this article will be helpful to anyone who drafts and negotiates consequential damage provisions, a typical hot-spot in construction-related contracts. New York’s highest court recently held that $100 million in lost profits were not consequential damages.
Reversing a $4.5 million verdict in favor of husband and wife, the court held that a 12-year statute of repose bars asbestos personal injury claims against certain entities engaged in the construction or improvement of real property.
Did you know the first modern building codes were a direct result of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871? This article identifies significant revisions to the International Building Code (IBC) that could extend liability to clients not previously required to comply, and does so while providing fascinating historical background,
The AAA rolled out new rules this summer for arbitrating smaller claims. A timely article, especially if clients ask “which is better for me, arbitration or litigation?”