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Judicial License Agreements in NYC Webinar

Watch and listen to Kushnick Pallaci Managing Partner Vincent Pallaci discuss Judicial License Agreements in NYC in today’s Construction Law Webinar. You can learn more

Liquidating Agreements: What you should know

The Appellate Division, Second Department, recently issued a decision in Rad and D’Aprile, Inc. v. Arnell Construction Corp. where they analyzed the enforceability of liquidating agreements.

Free Sample Final Lien Waiver (NY)

Click the link below for a free sample form of a final lien waiver in New York.   This is provided for informational purposes only.  You

Preconstruction Surveys and Monitoring Requirements in NYC

If you are performing construction work in New York City there is a very good chance that you will have to perform a preconstruction survey and/or perform monitoring of neighboring properties.   The preconstruction survey and the monitoring often

Possible Amnesty for DOB Violations

The City of New York is offering reduced penalties and interest for certain violations issued by various City agencies including the Department of Buildings.  In order to be eligible, the violations must have been reduced to a judgment,

Court overturns DEP Noise Violation

Matter of 2589 Westside Mkt., LLC v New York City Dept. of Envtl. Protection Decided November 17, 2015 at App. Div. 1st Dept. The Court reviewed a determination by the Environmental Control Board of the City of New

Construction Collapse Claims and Litigation in New York

The construction industry is dangerous.  Major construction accidents can involve both a risk to life and property damage that can sometimes reach liability in the millions of dollars.  In tight urban environments, like New York City, the risk

Defining a “major building” in New York City

Under the New York City Building Code, certain obligations are triggered if your construction is categorized as construction that is taking place on a “major building.”   Section 3310.2 of the Building Code provides that a building is a

Subcontract Warranty Provisions

One of the provisions that is often included in a subcontract agreement is the subcontractor’s warranties. These provisions essentially bind the subcontractor by an implied promise to perform the subcontract work in a skillful and workmanlike manner. Fairbairn

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