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Health Care - Construction

When a health care facility decides to build or renovate, it deserves a partner with practical, real-world experience. It also deserves a law firm with a team of specialized attorneys boasting top-notch legal credentials to help with the complexities of health care construction projects. Our Construction Law attorneys include former contractors, construction-firm owners, civil and mechanical engineers, and journeymen crafts-people. These professionals understand the day-to-day workings of your business. With regard to construction-related disputes involving health care facilities, Stites & Harbison has represented project owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. Given Stites & Harbison’s vast experience representing all sides in these disputes, Stites & Harbison has extensive knowledge concerning the efficient and effective manner in which to navigate these situations. From a simple matter involving ADA noncompliant restrooms and facilities, to more complex situations involving noncompliance with seismic structural requirements – Stites & Harbison is equipped to handle all of your health care construction needs.

Stites & Harbison lawyers are also LEED Accredited Professionals, and the firm is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council. We are here to help you meet the rigorous standards of green building which is becoming more prevalent in the construction of new and renovated health care facilities.

Our lawyers are members of every major construction organization, serving as officers, board members, and speakers. We are regularly recruited by industry trade associations and professional societies to write about construction issues and provide educational programs. From aviation and health care facilities to real estate and roadways, Stites & Harbison’s Construction Service Group understands the intricate legal issues involved in your projects.

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Supreme Court Settles Age-Old Arbitrability Debate

Many construction contracts designate arbitration as the means to adjudicate disputes which are not resolved through executive negotiation, mediation or some alternate method. Occasionally, a question arises whether the claim falls within the scope of the arbitration clause.

by William G. Geisen January 14, 2019
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Stites & Harbison Ranks 5th in the ABA Health Law Section's Regional Top 10 List for 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section has ranked Stites & Harbison, PLLC as 5th in its annual “Regional Law Firm Recognition Top 10 list” for the South region for 2018. This year...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC October 25, 2018
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Stites & Harbison Earns Second Law Firm Award from Construction Lawyers Society of America

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA) recently recognized Stites & Harbison, PLLC with the 2018 CLSA Law Firm Award at the society’s recent International Conference held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 26, 2018
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David Ratterman honored by University of Kentucky with CMFS Lifetime Achievement Award

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The University of Kentucky recently named Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney David Ratterman as the recipient of the Department of Civil Engineering’s Construction Management Founders Society (CMFS) Lifetime Achievement Award in a ceremony held...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 11, 2018
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2018 Construction Law Institute

Date: 10/25/18

Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Green,245 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY

Bill Geisen, 2018 Institute Chair; Presentation by David Ratterman

William G. Geisen and David B. Ratterman September 10, 2018
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CLSA 2018 International Conference & Induction of Fellows

Date: 9/5/18 - 9/7/18

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada

The CLSA 2018 International Conference & Induction of Fellows is designed for Fellows of the Construction Lawyers Society of America to enhance their already superior transactional, negotiation, and trial skills and more.

William G. Geisen August 31, 2018
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Choice of Law and Your Construction Contract

What law governs your construction contract and the claims that may arise out of it? Answering this question incorrectly could be very costly, and so can needless legal fights about which law should govern.

by Adam M. Smith August 28, 2018
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The Emerging Trend of Modular Construction

An emerging trend in cost-conscious and sustainable construction is modular construction. With traditional stick-build construction, all work is performed sequentially and on-site, and adjustments to design and construction can be made along the way. In...
by Megan K. George and Aaron R. Klein August 14, 2018
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2018 Kentucky Health Law Institute

Date: 9/13/18 - 9/14/18

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort, 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY40511

Presented by UK Law Continuing Legal Education in partnership with the Kentucky Bar Association Health Law Section and Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys

K. Kelly White Bryant, Ozair M. Shariff, and Sarah Cronan Spurlock July 30, 2018
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The Ultimate Battle to Enforce Timely Payments

A recent study reports that 88 percent of contractors receive slow payments on construction projects nationwide.1 The report further finds that untimely payments cause lower tier subcontractors to shoulder approximately $40 billion dollars each year...
by Andrew J. Poltorak July 17, 2018
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Stites & Harbison Expands Construction Service Group with the Addition of Two Attorneys

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC’s Construction Service Group is pleased to announce the addition of two construction attorneys: Megan George and Aaron Klein. George will join the Lexington, Ky., office while Klein will join the...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC June 29, 2018
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The steel tariff. What does it mean to the construction industry and to individual steel fabricators?

As of mid-June the administration’s Section 232¹ 25% steel tariff will have been a topic of discussion for over three months. Some aspects of the tariffs have become clearer than they were when the tariff was first announced in March.

by Steven M. Henderson, Gregory P. Parsons, and David B. Ratterman June 13, 2018
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Doing the Right Thing, But Not Doing It Right, Can Be Fatal: The False Claims Act

Today, there are more programs than ever at the federal, state and local levels to ensure the participation of small businesses in contracting opportunities. Congress, as well as many state and local legislators, have enacted...
by Allyson True Cook May 11, 2018
Events

10th Annual Transportation Construction Law & Regulatory Forum

Date: 6/5/18 - 6/6/18

ARTBA Offices, 250 East Street, S.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20024

At this interactive event, speakers will share practical, real-world perspectives regarding laws and regulations that could impact the bottom line and other aspects of your business.

William G. Geisen and Steven M. Henderson April 27, 2018