July 7, 2015

Construction, Real Estate, Infrastructure & Zoning News

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The National Law Review is a free resource of legal articles addressing the contractual obligations and disputes arising out of public and private construction projects and commercial real estate transactions. Legal topics include:

• Litigation, arbitration and mediations impacting owners, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, governmental agencies, lenders, insurers and sureties

• Payment and bidding disputes and lien claims such as: bid protests, contract defaults, construction defects, extra work claims, changed condition claims, delay claims, mechanic's liens and stop notice claims, and homeowner and subdivision claims

• Public works issues such as: entitlements, development rights, permitting and variances

• Disputes involving: prime and subcontracts; design - build, architect - engineer and construction management contracts; and considerations involving industry standard form contracts such as, AIA, AGC or EJDC forms

• State and federal false claims actions and OSHA and Workers' Compensation Issues

Details of actions by state and local governments, and by other governmental agencies as well as mediation and arbitration and civil actions from across the U.S. are added daily.

Date Title Organization
6
Jul
Wisconsin School Districts Should Revisit Policies and Practices Related to Safety and Firearms Due to Recent Legislative Changes von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
6
Jul
Elementary and Secondary Education Act Moves in Both Chambers Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
5
Jul
Jury Awards $1.25M to Railroad Whistleblower - Federal Railroad Safety Act Zuckerman Law
3
Jul
OSHA Orders Railroad to Pay $536k in Whistleblower Case Zuckerman Law
2
Jul
The Impact of the Uber Ruling and Issues of Employment Misclassification Stark & Stark
2
Jul
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Disparate-Impact Claims in Fair Housing Act Cases Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
2
Jul
Energy and Environmental Law Update for June 29‚ 2015 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
2
Jul
Recent US Supreme Court Decision Impacts Affordable Housing Industry Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
1
Jul
Chinese Buyers Lead International Purchases of U.S. Residential Real Estate, New Report Reveals Greenberg Traurig, LLP
1
Jul
Seventh Circuit Limits Construction Lender’s Use of Title Insurance Policy to Cover Construction Liens Created by Lender’s Cutoff of Funding Foley & Lardner LLP
1
Jul
Update On Challenging Wetlands Permitting Decisions Greenberg Traurig, LLP
1
Jul
New York Court Applies Flood Sublimit to Cap Amtrak’s Sandy Recovery at $125 Million Schiff Hardin LLP
30
Jun
Supreme Court to Again Review Higher Education Affirmative Action Case Jackson Lewis P.C.
29
Jun
Can Graduate Assistants Organize? Columbia University Effort Could Result in the Reversal of the Brown Decision Barnes & Thornburg LLP
29
Jun
DOT Issues Scathing Internal Report of NHTSA’s Defect Investigation Processes: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Foley & Lardner LLP
26
Jun
Saxton v. FHFA - Have FHFA and the Treasury Exceeded Their Limited Authority under HERA? Yale Law School
25
Jun
Are My Lien Rights a Shield Against Bankruptcy Preferences? Much Shelist, P.C.
25
Jun
Today’s Contracts Enforceability Issues, Part III: Decoding Indemnity Clauses Much Shelist, P.C.
25
Jun
Illinois Legislative Watch: Bonding of Liens and the (Possible) Demise of Independent Counsel Much Shelist, P.C.
25
Jun
California Supreme Court Upholds San Jose’s Inclusionary Housing Ordinance Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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