Unilateral Arbitration Agreements Pose Risks

It is increasingly common to encounter dispute resolution provisions that allow one party the right to unilaterally select arbitration or litigation after the dispute develops. These “unilateral arbitration” clauses are criticized by some as being unfair because they allow one party – usually the upstream party – to shop for a favorable venue once the […]

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Managing Growth: Strategies for Industry Success

On October 25th, Don Gregory joins a panel of experienced professionals from different fields of the construction industry to talk about how to manage growth and properly handle success. Hosted by the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, this panel also features Jack Kehl (Overmyer Hall Associates) and Tom Doyle and Keith Martinez (Plante Moran). Find […]

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Ohio Supreme Court Rules that Construction Defects are Not Covered Under CGL Policy Article

The Ohio Supreme Court has again ruled that owners, contractors and subcontractors in Ohio have little protection from construction defects. The construction industry has long relied upon Commercial General Liability (“CGL”) policies to protect against personal injury or property damage losses, including those flowing from construction defects. Large premiums are paid every year to the […]

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Ten Things to Remember During a Time of Growth

The construction industry is blessed with solid growth but challenged by a labor shortage. Those who remember these simple principles will do well. 1. Now is the time to demand Fair Contract language and secure it. If not now, when? It is much easier in good times to insist upon equitable contract terms. 2. Condition […]

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Kegler Brown’s Construction Practice Honored with Award

Kegler Brown is honored to have been selected to receive a 2018 CLSA Law Firm Award from the Construction Lawyers Society of America. Based on independent research by the CLSA, as well as the input of CLSA Fellows, the Law Firm Award is given to firms across North America in recognition of excellence in construction […]

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