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.
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: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
WEBINAR (via Zoom)
Sarah Spurlock, Janet Craig and Dustyn Jones will be presenters at this WEBINAR presented by UK Law Continuing Legal Education on September 2-3, 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.
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.
In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, on March 30, 2020, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued nationwide blanket waivers of sanctions under the federal physician self-referral law (Stark Law) for “COVID-19 Purposes” (Blanket Waivers).
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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Steven Henderson has been appointed Chair of the firm’s Construction Service Group.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section has ranked Stites & Harbison, PLLC in 7th place in its Seventh Annual Regional Law Firm Recognition List for the South region for 2019. This year marks Stites & Harbison’s sixth consecutive time being named to the Top 10 list.