court rulings Archive

2022 Construction Industry Court Rulings of Interest (So Far)

Below is a brief summary of two rulings issued by Ohio courts so far in 2022 that are of interest to the construction industry. Fiscal Officer’s Failure to Certify That Funds Have Been Lawfully Appropriated Results In a Void Contract A recent case issued by Ohio’s First District Court of Appeals (Hamilton County) in March […]

California Court Upholds Safe Harbor for Lead

There has been a case swirling in California where the plaintiff, Mateel, sought to invalidate the existing safe harbor for lead exposure in that state. Businesses, including those serving the water industry, were worried that a successful result for the plaintiff would expose them to expensive lawsuits for selling products containing even trace amounts of […]