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Recent Blog Posts

  • 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 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
  • Often, parties to a dispute will disagree on whether the matter should go to court or arbitration. Sometimes the party that prefers court will file suit first and the other party wanting arbitration must decide what to do. The party preferring arbitration cannot ignore the lawsuit, but also must be careful not to waive its […]... More
  • Approximately a decade ago, the State of Ohio and its public authorities cast aside the multiple-prime contractor bidding system that had delivered low-bid pricing from MEP and other prime (sub) contractors, but often led to coordination problems and disputes at the end of a difficult job. As part of the “Construction Reform” effort, the State […]... More