In the best circumstances, contracts become more of a formality, and everyone honors their commitments without having to seek any additional steps. Sometimes it becomes necessary to enforce the contract terms. In this short article, a construction litigation attorney in Clarksville, TN, provides a list of steps that you can take to attempt to compel […]
Having a strong construction contract is your company’s number one defense in maintaining the best project outcomes and limiting the possibility of legal action. The contract should outline the project and make it possible to enforce, when necessary. In this short article, one of our Chattanooga construction lawyers highlights some of the most common construction […]
Two of the most serious problems to deal with in construction contracts are errors and omissions. Both can appear in contracts as well as building plans and project guidelines. When there is an omission or an error, construction companies have to act quickly to remedy the situation. Otherwise, there could be insurmountable problems in the […]
In this article, a contractor attorney in Wilmington, NC, provides some actionable advice on how to build stronger legal contracts in the construction industry.
There are situations where your client or your company can terminate the contract legally. In this short editorial, an Asheville construction lawyer highlights some of your rights for construction contract termination.
In the commercial roofing business, a contractor-client agreement or contract is as essential to your personal protection as hardhats and body harnesses. These contracts provide the business owner with the peace of mind that you are operating a legitimate, legal business and provide you with the terms you need to accurately perform work, collect money, […]
As you come to the end of a construction project, it comes time to settle the issue of payment. By now, everyone should be paid or it should be clear who has yet to be paid for the work that they did. As the contractor, you will ask the client for the final payment to […]
Contracts are the basis for how construction companies do business. Every project should have a well-defined contract reviewed and signed before any work begins. Although many projects are completed without a problem, collecting the value of that contract can prove problematic. For some reason, the client may not have paid the contract in full or […]
Whether you are a seasoned contractor or are new to the industry, contract disputes are something that everyone should be aware of. Contract disputes are a common issue within the construction industry and stem from any number of factors, including a property owner being unclear on expectations, issues running over on the amount of time […]
Contingent payment clauses are provisions in contracts which state that the roofing contractor will only be paid once the general contractor is paid by the owner. There are two types of contingent payment clauses in construction contracts: Pay-if-paid and pay-when-paid. A “pay if paid” clause, in its simplest terms, means that a contractor will only […]