In the last few weeks, every contract I’ve reviewed has included the waiver of a jury trial. I used to see them now and then, but the prevalence of them recently seems a new development to me. While I don’t believe the provision creates a coverage issue, it has me scratching my head… Read More
WASHINGTON, DC, March 23, 2022 – Ames & Gough, a leading insurance broker and risk management consultant specializing in serving law firms, design professionals, associations/nonprofits and other professional service organizations, today announced the appointment of Uri Gutfreund as a senior vice president focusing on law firms.
It is commonplace for a liquidated damages clause to be contained in an Owner/Contractor agreement. This makes sense because the completion date is generally significant to an owner, and the contractor has submitted a price for their work and has agreed in their contract to a completion date. By the time the contractor is awarded the contract, they usually have the contract documents, and they have used them to price the job and complete a construction schedule. Once a notice to proceed is issued to the contractor, the contractor controls the schedule… Read More
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