More From Brian Morrow

Contractor’s claim against government for breach of implied covenant of good faith andfair dealing denied

Contractor’s claim against government for breach of...

Posted by Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq on Dec 08, 2014

In a recent case involving utility work on an Army base – Appeal of Tug Hill Construction, Inc. (Oct. 16, ...

Faulty Process

Faulty Process

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 06, 2013

Contractor’s appeal for $2.3 million denied because of improper claim The Spearin doctrine – which originates from the case United States ...

Governing board denies dam contractor’s claim for extra aggregate

Governing board denies dam contractor’s claim for...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 26, 2013

. “Contracts for the execution of the works should be drawn with care and precision: Because, when without legal flaws, neither ...

In Court: Contractor sues government, “act of God” defense boosts plaintiff’s case

In Court: Contractor sues government, “act of God”...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 14, 2013

Dismissed! Contractor’s differing site conditions and delay claims proceed as government’s motion to dismiss denied In a recent court decision involving a ...

Low bid called ‘non-responsive’

Low bid called ‘non-responsive’

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 24, 2013

A goal of public contracts is to procure goods and services at the best price possible while maintaining a level ...

Low bid called ‘non-responsive’

Low bid called ‘non-responsive’

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 01, 2013

Low bid called “non-responsive” Rejection after failure to follow RFP requirements results in DOT rejection (For a downloadble PDF of this ...

Conflict in a contract?

Conflict in a contract?

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 01, 2013

Conflict in a Contract? Documentation key to “equitable adjustment” ruling despite a “no damages for delay” provision (For a downloadble PDF ...

Contractor’s differing site condition claim denied because soils reports indicated difficult soils

Contractor’s differing site condition claim denied...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2012

Contractor’s Differing Site Condition Claim Denied Because Soils Reports Indicated Difficult Soils (For a downloadable PDF of this "In Court," click ...

In Court

In Court

Posted by Contributed on Nov 12, 2012

Court focuses on lack of a written Change Order in nixing subcontractor’s claim   By Brian Morrow     Construction projects rarely proceed exactly as ...

Read Before You Dig: Working with utilities means being very careful – both on site and on paper

Read Before You Dig: Working with utilities means being...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 05, 2012

Utility conflicts and relocation issues are common to most road construction projects. In urban areas, work can present increased risks ...

In Court: Road contractor’s excavator crushed after...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 15, 2012

“Abnormally dangerous activities” are subject to special legal principles. According to the doctrine of abnormally dangerous activities, some activities, under ...

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