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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

Court Finds Questions of Fact on Lien Challenge

In Icdia Corp. v. Visaggi (2nd Dept. January 2016) the owner defendant (the “owner”) leased the commercial premises at issue to the co-defendants.  One of the co-defendants entered into a contract with the plaintiff to renovate the leased

Construction Law and the New York False Claims Act

New York’s False Claims Act (NY State Fin. § 188 et seq.), which follows the Federal False Claims Act (31 USC § 3729 et seq.) is designed to prevent fraud against the Government. This statute subjects contractors on

Contractor terminated for not paying subcontractors

In American Curtain Wall v. NTD Construction Corp. a contractor sued for breach of contract.  The defendant filed a motion to dismiss and argued that the contract was validly terminated because the contractor failed to pay its subcontractors

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

Subcontractor liable for damages flowing from its abandonment of project

In Farrell Bldg. Co., Inc. v. Shinnecock Electric, Inc. a general contractor sued its former subcontractor for breach of contract.  The subcontractor, an electrician, apparently intentionally abandoned the subject project (so says the Second Department) and unilaterally terminated

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