Published: June 17, 2019

Owners of a Massachusetts waste collection, recycling and removal company recently were held personally liable for their failure to pay their employees at prevailing wages.  See Donis v. American Waste Services, LLC, 95 Mass.App.Ct.

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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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