Contractor’s failure to follow notice provisions leads to waiver of claim

Many, if not most, construction and development contracts contain provisions requiring notice of claim to be served within some specified period of time and in a specified manner.  Surprisingly, many contractors ignore these provisions or are simply oblivious to their … Continue reading

Court Finds Estoppel Not Applicable to Delay Claim Against Town

In Laws Constr. Corp. v. Town of Patterson (2nd Dept. January 2016), the plaintiff submitted the lowest bid to the Town of Patterson (the “Town”) for a construction project.  Construction was delayed and the Town Supervisor released a statement in … Continue reading