Posts Written By: Eric Travers

State of the Construction Industry: Current Trends + What’s to Come

On September 21, our construction team welcomed clients in-person and virtually via livestream for a presentation on the current and forecasted state of the construction industry in Ohio. With more than 50 professionals from the local construction scene in attendance, our attorneys covered all the crucial topics at play in today’s building ecosystem. Don Gregory discussed […]

Construction Client Happy Hour: October 14

Unwind after a long work week and join our clients and friends in the construction industry at North High Brewing in Dublin for a happy hour. Details + Location:Thursday, October 14, 20215:00 – 7:00 p.m.North High Brewing56 North High StreetDublin, OH 43017 RSVP:Please register by Monday, October 11, by contacting Lindsey Dilsaver at ldilsaver@keglerbrown.com or […]

State of the Construction Industry: Current Trends + What’s To Come

On Tuesday, September 21, join Kegler Brown’s construction team as they discuss what’s currently happening in the construction industry and what they are predicting will come. Don Gregory will discuss the current construction climate and suggest tools to manage a contractor’s most challenging project risks, including price escalation, labor shortages and impacts to the supply […]

4th Circuit Rules for Subcontractor on “Subcontract vs. Miller Act” Issue

In the recently decided case of Aarow/IET, LLC v Hartford Fire Insurance Company, No. 19-1710 (4th Cir. 2020), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a victory for a subcontractor whose federal Miller Act (payment bond) claim had been preliminarily dismissed by the Eastern District of Virginia trial court after that court […]

Court Holds that Subcontract Conditional Payment Clause is Not a Defense to a Surety on a Payment Bond Claim

In the recently decided case of Crosno Construction, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty & Surety Company of America, No. D075561, 2020 WL 1899278 (Cal. Ct. App. Apr. 17, 2020) the California Court of Appeals issued a victory for subcontractors’ and suppliers’ payment rights by holding that a subcontract “conditional payment” clause may not be relied on […]