Construction Legal Edge

Construction Legal Edge, Fall 2019 Edition


Articles in this Issue: Superior Court of Pennsylvania Update Cybersecurity in the Construction Industry – It is not a matter of if, but when… Preparing for Pennsylvania’s Consumer Privacy Legislation The One Thing Construction Law, Star Wars, and The Avengers have in Common The Commonwealth Court Rules that a State Senator Lacks Standing to Prevent Sunoco from Constructing Natural Gas Pipelines Click here to view the Construction Legal Edge, Fall 2019 Read More

Construction Legal Edge, Summer 2019 Edition


Articles in this Issue: Home Improvement Contractors be Aware – Compliance with the Pennsylvania Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act is Required Pennsylvania’s Statutes of Repose and Limitations Protect Contractors in Unique Ways 4D Scheduling – Enabling Digital-Based Practice to Improve Project Planning and Analysis Superior Court Finds that Corporate No-Hire Provision is Void Against Public Policy in a Matter of First Impression Worker Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor? Surpeme Court Holds Municipalities May Consider Testimony from Non-Residents When Considering a Conditional Use Application for Hydraulic Fracturing Well   Related Information: Summer 2019 Edition Read More

Construction Legal Edge, Spring 2019 Newsletter

April 10, 2019

Articles in This Issue: The Current Landscape of Personal Jurisdiction in Pennsylvania Risk Management Solutions for Construction Project Owners & Developers, Part 1 NLRB Issues Employer-Friendly Decisions Limiting Protections for Employee Complaints and Broadening the Definition of an Independent Contractor The Road to the Future Superior Court Holds Notice of Mechanics’ Lien may be Served by Fedex in Philadelphia County Related Information: Spring 2019 Edition Read More

Construction Legal Edge, Winter 2019 Newsletter

January 28, 2019

Be Wary of Cashing a Check During a Pending Fee Dispute AIA or Consensus Docs Contracts: Which Standard Construction Contracts are Best for Your Project? Getting Paid – Pennsylvania Statutory Help for Contractors and Subcontractors Superior Court Affirms Injunction Against Crane Rental Salesman Who Did Not Sign Non-Compete The Importance of Securing a Mechanic’s Lien Through Bankruptcy Related Information: Winter 2019 Edition Read More

Construction Legal Edge, Fall 2018 Newsletter

October 1, 2018

Articles in This Issue: Cyber-Attack and Cost of Remediation American Arbitration Association Introduces New Fixed/Capped Fee Arbitration Direct Evidence of Contamination is not Required to Prove Violations of the Clean Streams Act From the Black Market to the Mainstream: The First Decade of Cryptocurrency Things to Consider when Financing Construction Projects in Islamic Majority States Related Information: Fall 2018 Edition Read More

Construction Legal Edge, Summer 2018 Newsletter

June 25, 2018

Articles in This Issue: Contractors Must be Prepared for Zoning and Development Permit Application Hearings Waiver of Consequential Damages Clauses in Construction and Other Contracts Supreme Court Rules Employers May Block Employee Class Action Lawsuits Through Arbitration Agreements in Monumental Ruling Third Circuit Confirms the Importance of Receipt of Goods in Bankruptcy Cases Industry Standard of Care for Scheduling Pennsylvania Supreme Court Issues Rulings Related to Hydraulic Fracture Gas Industry Impoundments Pennsylvania’s Superior Court Does Not Extend the Rule of Capture to Companies Engaged in Subsurface Hydraulic Fracturing Related Information: Summer 2018 Edition Read More

Construction Legal Edge, Spring 2018 Newsletter

March 23, 2018

Articles in This Issue: Dealing with Executory Construction Contracts in Bankruptcy How Contractual Indemnity Clauses can Wreak Havoc on Potential Settlements in Construction Litigation Arbitrators Lacked Jurisdiction to Hold in Contractor not Party to Arbitration Agreement When Employees Log-On: The Effect of the National Labor Relations Act on Employees’ Social Media Activity, Employers’ Policies and Employee Discipline Pennsylvania Construction Code Preempts all Regulation not Specifically Carved-Out Related Information: Spring 2018 Edition Read More

Construction Legal Edge, Winter 2017 Newsletter

December 27, 2017

Articles in This Issue: Medical Marijuana Legislation Leaving Employers’ Workplace Policies up in Smoke Sureties may be Exposed to Attorneys’ Fees for Ensuing Litigation Drones will Change the Game in Construction Supreme Court Holds that Insureds Need Not Prove Insurance Company’s Ill-Will or Motive of Self-Interest for Bad Faith Claims Managing Another Pervasive Risk Case Note Update on Liquid Concrete Decision Related Information: Winter 2017 Edition Read More

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