By: Shelley R. McCoy The recent decision, Rider v. McCamment, 2010 WL 4940037 (Ind. Ct. App. 2010), issued by the Indiana Court of Appeals on December 6, 2010, discussed whether a landowner, general contractor, and independent contractor were liable for injuries suffered by an… Read More >
By: Sean T. Devenney The Indiana Department of Labor has recently released some outstanding statistics for the State on injuries in the work place. According to the “Indiana Labor Insider”, non-fatal worker injury and Illness rates dropped 12% between 2008 and 2009 from 4.9… Read More >
By: Daniel M. Drewry One of the early concerns with Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) dealt with how to obtain insurance on an IPD project. The standard insurance products, whether it be Commercial General Liability, Errors and Omissions, etc., were structured around well-defined roles of… Read More >
By: William E. Kelley, Jr., LEED AP In a recent opinion, the Supreme Court of Ohio declared that non-lawyers who prepare affidavits for mechanic’s liens may unwittingly engage in the unauthorized practice of law in the State of Ohio. In Ohio State Bar Association… Read More >
Indiana’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment on Property Tax Caps: How Will It Affect Public Construction?
By: William E. Kelley, Jr., LEED AP On November 2, 2010, Indiana voters will be asked to weigh in on a proposed constitutional amendment relating to property tax caps. The proposed amendment would limit a taxpayer’s property tax liability to 1% of the assessed… Read More >
By: Sean T. Devenney In the recent case Sheehan Construction Company et. al. v. Continental Casualty Company et. al. the Indiana Supreme Court issued a game changing insurance opinion which will likely be interpreted as providing insurance coverage for construction defects for general contractors. … Read More >
By: Daniel M. Drewry Cory Schouten with the IBJ recently interviewed Jeff Henry, the managing partner of Cassidy Turley, in conjunction with IBJ’s October 8, 2010 Commercial Real Estate & Construction Power Breakfast. Mr. Henry reported that after several down years, we can finally… Read More >