Monthly Archives: June 2002

VA Board of Contract Appeals Permits Application of “Measured Mile” Approach for Determining Inefficiencies Using Similar But Non-Identical Tasks as Standard of Comparison

In re P.J. Dick, Inc. 2002 VA BCA LEXIS 2; 2002-1 B.C.A. (CCH) P31,732 (9/27/01) The Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) awarded P.J. Dick, Inc. (“PJD”) a contract for the construction of a clinical addition to the Department of Veteran … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Court Holds Arbitration Clause Which Did Not Permit Arbitrators to Question Enforceability of Exculpatory Clause Was Not Enforceable

Carll v. Terminex Int’l. Co., L.P. 2002 PA Super 44; 793 A.2d 921; 2002 Pa. Super. LEXIS 183 (2002) The Carlls (“Plaintiffs”) instituted an action against Terminex International Company (“Terminex”) and other entities (collectively the “Defendants”), claiming that they sustained … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Federal District Court Holds That Obligee On Performance Bond May Not Maintain Bad Faith Claim Against Surety

The Norwood Company v. RLI Insurance Company 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5560 (E.D. Pa. 2002)

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Pennsylvania Court Holds That Non-Compliance with Requirements of Instructions to Bidders Does Not Automatically Render Bid Incapable of Acceptance

Gaeta v. Ridley School District SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA, 788 A.2d 363; 2002 Pa. LEXIS 132( January 25, 2002) Ridley School District invited bids for various prime contracts for the construction of a new high school. IBE Contracting, Inc. submitted … Continue reading

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