“Type 1” vs. “Type 2” Differing Site Condition Claims: Distinction without Difference

We often hear people from all different backgrounds in the construction industry make the distinction between “Type 1” and “Type 2” differing site condition claims. We see the distinction made in conversations with clients, in drafting and negotiating construction contracts, and at trade association events and construction law related seminars. Indeed, in a recent count, […]

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The Art of Negotiating Retainage

Eric Travers explains the art of negotiating retainage. While some may believe retainage is a necessary evil in the construction industry, Eric explains why retainage is not always necessary, and in some cases can be avoided, with some forethought and persistence. For far too long the construction industry has tolerated withholding retainage far in excess of current […]

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Ten Commandments of Mediation

As more lawyers and clients are dealing with mediation on a regular basis, Don lists the “Ten Commandments” that might come in handy when dealing with a problem of biblical proportions. Read the commandments now

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Don Gregory Recognized as “Lawyer of the Year”

The 2015 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers has awarded 30 Kegler, Brown, Hill + Ritter attorneys with a ranking in the publication, which continues to honor the firm each year. The publication has also selected several attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year” in Columbus for a range of practice areas, including Don Gregory for construction […]

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Forum-Selection Clauses After Atlantic Marine

In late 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Atlantic Marine Constr. Co. v. United States Dist. Court, a case that will have important implications for construction attorneys and their clients. Eric Travers and Peter Berg provide an in-depth analysis of the decision. The article explains the significance of “forum selection clauses” and […]

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