Contract Interpretation

Enforcing Electronic Contracts in Texas When the Other Party Denies SigningAs an ever-increasing amount of contract negotiation and execution is done online, new legal issues have arisen from such transactions. Consider the following scenario:

You are a general/prime contractor. You have a subcontractor’s electronic signature on an arbitration agreement. When a dispute arises with the subcontractor, you raise the arbitration agreement and attempt to submit

Quick Thoughts for Construction Contracting: Don’t Overlook the Entities – Part 1Sometimes the best advice is the advice we already know, but a timely reminder makes all the difference.  In this first blog post of the series, the advice is exactly that. Get the right entities on the dotted lines.

You’ve spent weeks negotiating the minutiae of change order procedures, hemming and hawing on completion dates,

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right: Unlicensed Contractors Can Pursue Designers for NegligenceThe North Carolina Court of Appeals recently determined that a builder who fails to comply with state licensing requirements may still pursue a negligence claim against design professionals. In Wright Construction Services, Inc. v. The Hard Art Studio, PLLC, the owner contracted with architecture firm Olive Architecture to develop plans for a mixed-use complex