Our attorneys have handled legal matters involving federal, state and local construction projects. We understand the unique statutory and regulatory requirements that impact public procurement. We have represented contractors, subcontractors and suppliers on federal project disputes in the United States Court of Federal Claims, federal contract appeals boards and United States District Courts. Regarding state projects we have litigated construction claims under state procurement schemes before administrative law judges and in the state courts. Our attorneys have represented cities as well as contractors in municipal construction disputes.
- Waste water containment structure
- Sewerage treatment plant
- Military installations center
- Convention center
- Highways and bridges
- Sports arena
- Power generation facilities
- Educational facilities
When a construction contractor engages in a construction project, it generally purchases a commercial general liability policy (“CGL”) to broadly cover it and, frequently, the property owner for claims that might arise during the course of construction. These insurance contracts are standard forms issued by the Insurance Services Office (“ISO”) that cover accidental damage to property or personal injury claims.
Presentation by construction attorney David Ratterman to the University of Kentucky College of Engineering.
Time: 12:30 p.m.
WEBINAR: Construction attorney David Ratterman will present to the UK College of Engineering on June 26, 2020.
Later this year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (“ASCE”), in conjunction with its Construction Institute, will publish a Standard on loss of productivity claims, entitled “Identifying, Quantifying and Proving Loss of Productivity” (“LOP Standard”).
Effective May 11, 2020, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear issued a Healthy at Work Order based on criteria set by public health experts and advice from industry experts. The Order includes minimum and industry-specific requirements that contractors must meet to re-open and/or remain operating.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event is offered as a series of webinars over two days. Attendees will receive the same excellent content as previous forums. Registrants will also be able to watch recorded versions of the presentations at their convenience.
Allyson Cook and Andrew Poltorak joined ABC Ohio Valley Chapter for an online chat.
On April 16, 2020, OSHA issued a new enforcement policy that acknowledges the difficulties faced by employers in complying with certain OSHA standards due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NASCC: The Virtual Steel Conference is coming to a computer near you, April 21-24. This virtual conference features over 50 unique sessions--complete with PDHs--and registration is free! Stites & Harbison attorney David Ratterman is a speaker.
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join ABC Ohio Valley Chapter for our online chat with Allyson Cook and Andrew Poltorak from Stites & Harbison Law.
The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. While we have all experienced the effects the spread of the novel coronavirus has had on our daily lives, the total impact the virus will have is still unclear. As the virus continues to run its course, contractors and owners must begin to address concerns with project delays, liquidated damages clauses, and cost overruns on projects—to name a few.