Ohio Construction Law Blog

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Recent Blog Posts

  • Construction contractors and subcontractors are struggling with volatile price increases and the availability of materials. Construction stakeholders are looking for ways to fairly adjust time and price during these uncertain times. ConsensusDOCS is a group of dozens of construction trade associations that have agreed upon equitable contract documents. ConsensusDOCS 200.1 is an Amendment form that […]... More
  • In a time of volatile pricing and stressed supply chains, there is increasing uncertainty whether a subcontractor or supplier will be able to timely satisfy its scope of work. If there is an inability to hold the original price and schedule duration, the entire project will suffer. Open communication of these risks to all members […]... More
  • 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 […]... More
  • Don and Tom authored Part II of this article (page 22) for Ohio Contractor Magazine, sharing why the Spearin Doctrine can be a contractor’s saving grace on public projects.... More
  • Don and Tom authored Part I of this article (page 10) on the Spearin Doctrine for Ohio Contractor Magazine, outlining the history of the concept, how it affects public works disputes, and how it can be used as both a “shield” and a “sword” when a project fails.... More