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.
On January 25, 2021, President Biden signed an executive order titled, Ensuring the Future is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers. This executive order is designed to discourage federal agencies from obtaining waivers to existing Buy American Act (“BAA”)1 requirements and to encourage federal procurement of goods fabricated with American labor.
ATLANTA—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys Dan Douglass and Bill Joseph were recently honored in the 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers magazine.
On April 26, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officially sent to the White House a long awaited draft of their COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”). Once issued, OSHA’s ETS will be the most concrete guidance regarding COVID-19 received from OSHA to date. It will also provide OSHA the ability to issue citations to employers who fail to comply with the ETS’s requirements.
Construction attorneys Megan George and Aaron Klein are quoted in this Daily Commercial News article about how increased prefabrication and modularization is vital to improving the construction industry’s lacklustre productivity growth.
Cassidy R. Rosenthal, Office Executive Member of the Lexington Office and a Member of the firm’s Construction Practice Group, is pleased to Co-Chair this year’s American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that three attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2021.
Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA) Complimentary Webinar Series featuring speaker Bill Geisen, Construction lawyer in our Covington, Ky. office.
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Construction Lawyers Society of America Complimentary Webinar Series featuring speaker Bill Geisen, Construction lawyer in our Covington, Ky. office.
A joint cybersecurity advisory alert issued October 28, 2020, warns of an imminent cybercrime threat to the U.S. health care sector.
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Construction attorney Steven Henderson is interviewed in this NUCA podcast.
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nashville attorney Jamie Little joins a panel of construction lawyers in this Tennessee Construction Law webinar on October 26, 2020
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Leadership Lexington has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Megan George as a member of the 2020-21 Leadership Lexington program.
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.
Presentation by Steven Henderson and Aaron Klein to the 12th Annual Law & Regulatory Forum presented by ARTBA.
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.