Published: June 20, 2018

Until last week, Contractors in Massachusetts only could succeed on a breach of contract claim if the contractor proved complete and strict performance of all contractual terms.  Furthermore, a contractor only could recover on a quantum meruit under an equitable argument if the contractor pr

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Published: March 16, 2018

A recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision held that condominium developers cannot create a condominium that “makes it extraordinarily difficult or even impossible for the trustees to initiate any litigation against the developers regarding the common areas and facilities of a condomi

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Published: April 10, 2017

A recent Massachusetts Appeals Court decision affirmed a trial court’s award to a subcontractor for a loss of productivity claim despite the lack of a time extension request.  See Central Ceilings, Inc. v. Suffolk Construction Company, Inc., 15 -P- 1117 (March 29, 2017).

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Published: January 4, 2017

A recent Massachusetts State Court decision denied a General Contractor’s claim for an equitable contract adjustment due to extreme winter conditions. See Cumberland Farms, Inc. v. Tenacity Construction, Inc., C.A. No. 2015-CV-01589-BLS2 (Mass. Super. Nov. 16, 2016)(Sanders, J.).

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Published: October 1, 2015

The Massachusetts Attorney General is taking action to ensure that general contractors working on public construction are complying with state requirements to use DBE/MBE subcontractors.

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Published: March 28, 2013

In a decision under the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) that could apply in any state, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“Court”) ruled this month that when a general contractor agrees to an assignment of payments to a subcontractor’s lender, and the general contractor mistakenly makes pa

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