The Spearin Doctrine in Ohio Government Contracting, Part 1

Ohio Contractor Magazine

As a contractor, you’ve followed the project plans, construction specifications, used approved suppliers and have gotten the A-OK from the inspectors, but now you’re ordered to do it again at your cost. In Part I of this article, originally written for the January / February 2022 issue of Ohio Contractor Magazine, Don Gregory and Tom Pannett discuss how a century-old law may be a contractor’s saving grace.