Category Archives for "Court Decisions"

Construction Manager as Advisor/Agent—liability for site safety, by Hugh Anderson

Issue:  Construction  Manager  as  Advisor/Agent—liability  for  site  safety.  Hunt Construction Group, Inc., v. Garrett. Indiana Supreme Court (2012). Summary: Construction managers often provide services related to project safety. This case, arising from the construction of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, examines whether a substantial set of contractual safety duties exposed the CM to liability to […]

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Construction Manager at Risk’s right to rely on drawings and specifications furnished by Owner, by Hugh Anderson

Issue: Construction Manager at Risk’s right to rely on drawings and specifications furnished by Owner, under implied warranty of design. Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Inc. v. Gilbane Building Company. Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (2015). Summary: Gilbane was the construction manager at risk (CMAR) on a public hospital project. Coghlin Electrical was a subcontractor to Gilbane. […]

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