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All Mechanic’s Lien Waivers Are Not Created Equal

INSIGHTS | By: | April 6, 2018

Mechanics’ lien waivers are intended to prevent construction contractors or material suppliers from filing a lien in connection with work for which an owner has already made payment. An effective waiver should protect the owner by requiring the contractor to: (i)...

Certificates of Insurance: What do they really tell us?

INSIGHTS | By: | December 21, 2016

Construction contracts almost always impose a myriad of insurance requirements upon general contractors, subcontractors, managers, design professionals and owners involved in the project. Typically, the insurance procurement requirements are divided among the parties,...