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Getting Paid

Ohio Construction Law Blog

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Recent Blog Posts

  • “Pay when Paid” in many jurisdictions – including Ohio – means that while timing of payment may be delayed, there still is obligation to pay the sub within a reasonable period of time. In contrast, “Pay if Paid” (frequently utilizing words like “if” and “condition precedent”) means that not only timing, but also entitlement to […]... More
  • On February 28, 2019, Don spoke as part of a two hour session about surety bonds featuring several industry experts. Covering the basics of bond claims, Don discussed types of bonds, who can make claims and what is covered, as well as when to make a claim and waiting periods. The PowerPoint that accompanied his […]... More
  • Mike spoke to the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) on February 19, discussing defect claims as well as the Ohio Supreme Court’s Ohio Northern Decision. Mike explained the details of the Ohio Northern case, the original project, and the issue presented to the court of whether a contractor’s CGL policy provides coverage for defective workmanship […]... More
  • The Court of Claims has ruled that the State of Ohio “Article 8” dispute resolution process applies to the surety in a takeover situation following a contractor default (Berkley Insurance Company v. Kent State University, Case No. 2018-00579JD). The trial court found that the surety had not timely initiated the “Article 8” claim process, and […]... More
  • Throughout 2018, members of Kegler Brown Construction practice were recognized as some of the top construction lawyers in the Columbus area and Ohio. Chambers USA gave Don Gregory its highest rating of “Band 1,” and described Don as “a highly experienced construction attorney who is noted for his handling of the full range of contentious […]... More