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District Court in Wisconsin Finds That Counteroffer and Repeated Negotiations Concerning a Construction Contract Do Not Create Contractual Relationship

Skyrise Construction Group, LLC v. Annex Construction, LLC, 2019 BL 55071 (E.D. Wis. Feb. 20, 2019) Subcontractor Skyrise Construction, Inc. (“Skyrise”) sued general contractor Annex Construction, Inc. (“Annex”) for breach of contract, promissory estoppel, negligent misrepresentation, and violations of Wisconsin … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Holds Performance Bond Claim Time Barred – Estoppel Excuse Not Available to City

Hartford Fire Insurance Co. v. City of Mont Belvieu 2010 U.S. App. Lexis 14277 (5th Cir. July 13, 2010) The Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that a Texas City’s bond claim was time barred under the … Continue reading

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New York Court Holds General Contractor Who Delays Acceptance or Seeks to Negotiate Better Deal May Not Recover From a Subcontractor Who Fails to Perform Work On a Project for Which it Had Submitted a Bid

Lahr Construction Corp. (doing business as LeCesse Construction Co.) v. J. Kozel & Son, Inc., 640 N.Y.S.2d 957 (Misc 1996). This is an action brought by a general contractor against a subcontractor for damages where the subcontractor moved for summary … Continue reading

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