Construction Litigation

December 3, 2019

What Is The Difference Between “Pay-If-Paid v. Pay-When-Paid” In Louisiana Construction Cases?

The purpose of a pay-if-paid clause is to shift financial risk down the chain. Pay-If-Paid provisions state that a general contractor does not have to pay […]
November 19, 2019

Louisiana Homebuyers Summary of the Louisiana New Home Warranty Act

Louisiana Homebuyers Summary of the Louisiana New Home Warranty Act In the late 1980’s the Louisiana legislature, in order to promote commerce and to protect Louisiana […]
November 7, 2019

Warranties in Construction: When Does The Warranty Period Commence?

In Louisiana, contractors provide certain warranties to their customers regarding the quality of their work.  These warranties include the Louisiana New Home Warranty which was enacted […]
November 7, 2019

Can A General Contractor Be Held Liable For Damages If They Followed Plans and Specifications?

In Louisiana, contractors who follow the project’s plans and specifications can avail themselves of an immunity defense from liability for damages arising from the construction.  However, […]
September 4, 2019

What Are Indemnity Agreements in Construction Contracts?

Contractors, subcontractors and all those involved in the construction industry have heard the term indemnity. It is also important that any construction professional understand what it […]
August 23, 2019

Common Issues Faced By Louisiana Contractors

According to the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, there are approximately 1100 licensed contractors in New Orleans. The State of Louisiana has a vested interest […]
August 23, 2019

Are Forum Selection Clauses Valid in Louisiana Construction Contracts?

Louisiana Revised Statute §9:2779 provides that with respect to construction contracts when one of the parties is domiciled in Louisiana and the work is to be […]
August 21, 2019

Louisiana Suppliers’ Rights Under The Louisiana Public Works Act

Materialmen’s Privilege Under the Louisiana Public Works Act, the definition of “Claimant” includes any person to whom money is due pursuant to a contract with the […]
August 21, 2019

Louisiana Suppliers’ Rights Under the Louisiana Private Works Act

Supplier’s Rights Under the Private Works Act, suppliers are included in the list of persons that have a privilege on an immovable to secure “the price […]

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