Contractors on public projects may not by private agreement waive or impose conditions upon the ability of sub-contractors to pursue payment under a bond required by state law, ruled the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts in Costa v. Brait Builders Corp. et al.
Month: December 2012
Commercial tenants and landlords alike will find a recent Massachusetts case instructive as to the limits of liability to be imposed on corporate property owners in actions for negligence/premises liability.
Contractors who bid on public building projects under the Massachusetts competitive bidding statute (M.G.L. c. 149, § § 44A, 44B-D, 44E, 44F-44H), need to understand the consequences of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s decision in Barr, Inc. v. Town of Holliston, 462 Mass. 112 (2012).
Commercial tenants and landlords alike will find a recent Massachusetts case instructive as to the limits of liability to be imposed on corporate property owners in actions for breach of contract.
For some contractors, the winter holidays can bring on a welcome change of pace, allowing them to spend some much-needed time away from the office and worksite and with friends and family. The winter season also provides an ideal time for contractors to step back and evaluate those areas in which they can improve upon from a legal and practical standpoint.
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