Tag Archives: Subcontractor

A Turn of Events for Worcester’s Former County Courthouse

The former Worcester County Courthouse at 2 Main Street was supposed to be converted into residential housing units and retail space after the City reached an agreement in March 2015 to sell it to Brady Sullivan Properties, LLC, a New … Continue reading

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Is Faulty Workmanship an Occurrence?

Add New Jersey to the growing list of jurisdictions adopting a more expansive view of insurance coverage for construction defect claims. The standard form commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policy provides coverage for those sums that the insured becomes legally … Continue reading

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Ambiguous Indemnification Provision Leaves Supplier Footing The Bill

Last week, the Massachusetts Appeals Court rendered an important decision in Fraco Products, Ltd. v. Bostonian Masonry Corporation concerning indemnity obligations for construction site injuries.  The case highlights for contractors, subcontractors and suppliers the importance of carefully drafted indemnification provisions … Continue reading

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Subcontractor’s Mechanic’s Lien Dismissed Because “No Amount Due” General Contractor

The scenario is all too familiar for subcontractors.  Payments from the general contractor stop mid-project.  The subcontractor rushes to record and serve a notice of contract to begin the process of perfecting a mechanic’s lien.  However, the lien is discharged … Continue reading

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