The Pennsylvania Attorney General (AG) and other Pennsylvania prosecutors have recently undertaken aggressive criminal enforcement actions targeting the construction industry. Last week, a large heavy highway and bridge contractor was charged with millions in...
Does more money really cause more problems? A breakdown of “pay-when-paid” and “pay-if-paid” clauses
Picture this: You were hired by a general contractor to serve as a subcontractor on a private construction project. You performed all of your work in a good and workmanlike manner. The project’s owner accepted your work and the materials you used. Despite these...
Cash flow on a project is the oil that keeps the machine running. Unfortunately, sometimes one of the players on the project — an owner, higher-tiered contractor or subcontractor — runs into cash issues, becomes insolvent or files for bankruptcy. This can lead...
Pennsylvania recently made national headlines for seeking criminal charges against a York County drywaller for an alleged violation of Act 72, the Construction Workplace Misclassification Act. This will be the first time that criminal charges have been levied...
A lot of contractors, subcontractors, developers, and design professionals often ask: Do I need my own custom contract forms, or is a standard form sufficient? As is often the case in the law—it depends. The typical standard forms (AIA, ConsensusDocs, AGC,...
Prior to 2020, minimal thought was given to force majeure clauses during contract negotiation. Typically, these clauses protect contracting parties from natural disasters, like earthquakes, fires, and floods, that could impact a construction project. The AIA...
Stay In Touch
Stay informed with firm updates, legal news, and industry resources.
280 Granite Run Drive, Suite #300
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: (717) 556-1000
Fax: (717) 441-3810
4250 Crums Mill Road, Suite #201
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: (717) 216-5505
Fax: (717) 547-1900
100 Deerfield Lane, Suite #240
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: (484) 328-8500
Fax: (484) 713-5241