Express Indemnity and the Anti-Indemnity Statutes

Construction projects are full of risk, involving numerous individuals, large machinery, hazardous chemicals, and, frequently, are relatively open to affect the public at-large.  Damages and liability can be more complicated than simply the one bad actor or actors being held responsible for their own bad acts.  Project participants who were not directly responsible may nonetheless be held liable. However, project participants can attempt to manage and transfer these risks through express indemnity provisions in their construction contracts.

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How to Avoid the Most Common Construction Contract Disputes

In a perfect world, a written contract delineates each party’s rights and duties, thereby eliminating the possibility for a misunderstanding.  We do not, however, live in a perfect world.  Construction contracts in particular are all too often the subject of controversy.  The majority of claims on construction projects stem from scope of work issues, i.e.…

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Manion Stigger Attorneys to Present Construction Law Seminar

On October 15, 2015, the construction law attorneys at Manion Stigger will be presenting for a seminar on Construction Law. This all-day session will provide insight on common legal issues faced on construction projects and provide contractors, subcontractors, construction managers, design professionals, owners, and other construction professionals with tools to combat and prevent these issues.  The course will include presentations by construction law attorneys A.J. Manion, G. Bruce Stigger, Tony Fehrenbacher, Jean M. Terry and Daniel E. Fuchs.

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