In prior posts, we have discussed Georgia’s constitutional prohibition against local governments incurring “new debt” without voter approval in the context of public works. A… Read More »Update on Local Governments’ Constitutional New-Debt Limitation
City Officials’ Immunity Argument Does Not Bar Enforcement Actions Brought Under the Open Meetings Act
This blog post was written by Chadd Reynolds and David R. Cook. A recent Georgia Court of Appeals case highlighted the extent to which city… Read More »City Officials’ Immunity Argument Does Not Bar Enforcement Actions Brought Under the Open Meetings Act
Autry, Hall & Cook attorney David Cook contributed an article to the Atlanta Bar Construction Law Section. The article addresses a recent case that involved several… Read More »Atlanta Bar Construction Newsletter Article
The Importance of Construction Document Management in Claims Resolution
Construction projects typically involve many, many documents. They can include volumes of specifications, supplemental specifications, and standards. Even the contracts themselves can fill an oversized binder. Outside of contract documents, the project participants will generally create daily reports, logs, and diaries. They will usually correspond by email on a daily basis.
When problems arise, the documents of a project will usually affect the outcome of any dispute. So it should be no surprise that a party who effectively manages its documents will be better suited to pursue or defend a claim. Those who do not effectively manage their documents usually pay attorneys and consultants large fees to wade through the documents and put them in some organized fashion. Read More »The Importance of Construction Document Management in Claims Resolution