Monthly Archives: January 2006

Flow Down Provision Requires Subcontractor to Proceed During Pendency of Dispute Over Extra Work – A Dispute The Subcontractor Loses as a Result of Course of Performance

LBL Skysystems (USA), Inc. v. APG-America, Inc. No. 02-5379, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19065 (E.D.Pa. Aug. 31, 2005) In LBL Skysystems (USA), Inc. v. APG-America, Inc., No. 02-5379, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19065 (E.D.Pa. Aug. 31, 2005), the District Court … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Court Equates Change in Construction Sequence with a Change in Scope, Awarding Inefficiency Damages Based on Modified Total Cost Claim

Daniel Marr & Son Co. v. Coreslab Structures, Inc. et al. No. 03-1880, 2005 Mass. Super. LEXIS 545, (Mass. Supp. Nov. 21, 2005) In Daniel Marr & Son Co. v. Coreslab Structures, Inc. et al., No. 03-1880, 2005 Mass. Super. … Continue reading

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Maryland Court Holds that Subcontract Requirement of Passing Through Subcontractor’s Claims Against Owner Does Not Create “Pay-When-Paid” Condition; Prime Contractor Remains Liable for Payment

Richard F. Kline, Inc. v. Shook Excavating & Hauling, Inc. 165 Md. App. 262, 885 A.2d 381, 2005 Md. App. LEXIS 273 (Maryland Ct Spec. App., October 31, 2005) Richard F. Kline, Inc. (“Kline”) contracted with the City of Frederick, … Continue reading

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Missouri Court Holds Subcontractor Tortiously Interfered with Contractor’s Agreement with Owner by Seeking Payment Directly from Owner

Environmental Energy Partners Inc. v. Siemens Building Technologies,Inc., et al. Nos. 26521 & 26702, 2005 Mo. App. LEXIS 1568 (Mo. Ct. App., Oct. 25, 2005) In Environmental Energy Partners Inc. v. Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., et al., Nos. 26521 & … Continue reading

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Subcontract Term Takes Precedence Over Prompt Pay Provision of Pennsylvania Commonwealth Procurement Code Less Favorable to Subcontractor

American Rock Mechanics, Inc. v. N. Abbonizio Contractors, Inc. and Fidelity and Deposit Company of 2005 PA Super 390; 2005 Pa. Super. LEXIS 4086 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2005) In American Rock Mechanics, Inc. v. N. Abbonizio Contractors, Inc. and Fidelity … Continue reading

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