In this recent Legal Alert, Greg Thompson and Alayna Bridgett summarize a bill recently signed into law by Ohio Governor DeWine that shortens the statute of limitations for breach of written contract actions from eight years to six and, for oral contracts, from six years to four. The bill goes into effect on June
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review Threshold Question of Arbitrability
Construction contracts often include arbitration provisions that require any dispute arising out of a project be resolved through binding arbitration. But who decides whether such a dispute is subject to the arbitration provision? The answer to that question is not always clear, and a recent decision (or refusal to make a decision) by the U.S.…
Visit Hahn Loeser at the Ohio Construction Association’s Conaway Conference March 2 – 4, 2021
Hahn Loeser is proud to sponsor the Ohio Contractor Association’s Conaway Conference, which will take place virtually on March 2 through March 4, 2021. If you are attending this conference, please be sure to stop by our virtual exhibit booth and say hello.
For more details about the Conference, please visit the OCA’s website.
Hahn Loeser Construction Team Presents Legal Educational Series in Partnership with Foundation Software
Join Hahn Loeser and our friends from Foundation Software for a complimentary four-part legal series for the construction industry on a range of important topics. To register for each session, please click on the title of the topics below.
Session 1: The Road Ahead for Contractors: Predictions of What to Expect in 2021
Hahn Loeser Construction Attorneys and Professionals Exclusive Presenters for NBI Program – Construction Law: Advanced Issues and Answers on Thursday, April 15
Join the Hahn Loeser team for a full-day session presented by NBI for an advanced-level guide to complex construction law issues.
On any construction project, seemingly simple issues can quickly become complex if not handled correctly. That’s why it’s essential to have an in-depth understanding of critical construction project legal matters that have
Hahn Loeser Offers Complimentary Legal Seminars to Clients
To help clients prepare for a productive 2021, Hahn Loeser’s Construction Team is presenting complimentary, virtual training sessions for management and project personnel.
Topics offered by our Team to our clients include:
1. Project Construction Contract Forms and Plain English Options for Negotiation;
2. Managing Cost Plus GMP Contract Risks and Management of Changes;
February 2021 Properties Magazine Features Article by Hahn Loeser Attorneys Jeff Brauer and Andrew Agati
In the February 2021 issue of Properties Magazine, Jeff Brauer and Andrew Agati‘s article on “Protecting Your Project from Insurance Jargon” provides guidance on protective indemnity and rectification coverage in plain English.
SBA Questionnaires Offer Guidance for Recipients of PPP Loans of $2 Million or More
The U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has released two Loan Necessity Questionnaires – one for for-profit businesses, the other for nonprofits – for recipients of Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans of $2 million or more.
The questionnaires are designed to help the SBA evaluate a borrower’s good-faith certification that its loan…
Join Hahn Loeser for a Complimentary Webinar on October 6 – Applying for PPP Loan Forgiveness
Ohio Governor DeWine Signs Law Providing Civil Immunity to Employers Facing COVID-19 Related Lawsuits
On September 14, 2020, Governor DeWine signed House Bill 606 into law which provides civil immunity to employers facing COVID-19 related lawsuits. HB 606 provides, in part:
SECTION 2. (A) No civil action for damages for injury, death, or loss to person or property shall be brought against any person if the cause of action…