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What is underpinning? Underpinning is the process of installing a new “foundation” under your existing foundation as a means of structural support. It is typically
For more than a year construction attorneys from across the United States that are members of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Construction Industry Forum have
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.
Two Nassau County home owners were sued by a contractor that filed a mechanic’s lien against their property and claimed it was not paid in
What is construction mediation? Mediation is a form of “alternate dispute resolution” that is common in the construction industry. Unlike litigation or arbitration, mediation is
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
Click below to view a free sample form for a mechanic’s lien in New York: Click Here to Download Free PDF Form
What is a public improvement lien? There are generally two types of liens in New York: a private improvement lien (filed against real property) and
What is underpinning? Underpinning is the process of installing a new “foundation” under your existing foundation as a means of structural support. It is typically necessary when your neighbor is developing their property and their new foundation (and
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
Performing construction in New York City can often involve working in tight quarters. As a result, it is often necessary to enter your neighbor’s property in order to perform the work and, perhaps more importantly, to erect protection
Effective December 31, 2014 certain construction projects in New York City will require monitoring of adjacent buildings impacted by construction. Pursuant to newly added section 3309.4.4: During the course of excavation work the following shall be monitored in
Adjoining property construction has become an increasing concern in New York City as damage claims continue to mount. In 2014 one of the important changes to the NYC Building Code was the new requirement for a pre-construction survey
When the Court of Appeals decision in Yenem Corp. v. 281 Broadway came down in 2012 it signaled a potential avalanche of strict liability claims against persons that “cause an excavation to be made.” The question remained: who causes an
In Pike Co. v. Customweld Industries, the Appellate Division, Second Department, affirmed a 2012 decision and order of the Honorable Emily Pines (Suffolk County) wherein it was determined that questions of fact existed as to whether Pike had
In A&L Construction Corp. v. East Harlem Developers, the Supreme Court was faced with a situation where a contractor sought payment for monies allegedly due under the contract. The contractor moved for summary judgment on an account stated
Home owners in New York City that obtain judgments against licensed home improvement contractors and are not able to collect may not be totally without recourse. Once a judgment is obtained against a licensed New York City Home
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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