Court Dismisses Cross Claims Against Utility Based on Construction Anti-Indemnity Statute

When a plane crashed and several passengers and crew died or were injured, their representatives sued several defendants, including a nearby plant owner, Milliken & Company (“Plant Owner”), based on claims that transmission lines on Plant Owner’s property were too …

Part II: Key Provisions of School Facility Construction & Design Contracts

The following article was written by David R. Cook, and was published 13 June by School Construction News. It is reprinted here with permission. Part I, “Key Provisions of School Facility Construction & Design Contracts,” was published 25 April.…

Georgia Legislature Passes Additional Procurement Rules

On May 3, 2018, Governor Nathan Deal signed HB 899 into law, officially making it Act 389. Act 389 modifies O.C.G.A. § 13-10-4 and § 36-91-23 relating to public works bidding and contracts of state and local governments, respectively. Both …

Part I: Key Provisions of School Facility Construction & Design Contracts

The following is part one of a two part series originally published online in School Construction News on Wednesday, 25 April 2018.

Part I: Key Provisions of School Facility Construction & Design Contracts

New Local Government Procurement Law Requires Consultant Disclosure – UPDATED

Article by Taylor Orgeron, Associate Attorney at AHC Law

In the final hours of Sine Die, the Georgia Legislature passed House Bill 995. This legislation, which is currently awaiting the Governor’s signature, is directed to local governments’ procurement matters.  It …