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Public Agencies May be Liable for Design Defects in “Construction Management at Risk” Contracts

September 2, 2015 – In a traditional “design-bid-build” public construction project, Massachusetts law holds that, by handing completed designs to a construction company, public agencies impliedly warrant that those plans…

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City Required to Pay a Contractor’s Attorneys Fees Under a Standard Indemnity Clause

Standard indemnity agreements in municipal contracts can expose cities and towns to liability for their contractors’ attorneys fees if they are not narrowly drafted to address only claims by third…

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