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Indemnity Clauses in Contracts

Indemnity Clauses in Contracts According to Brian K. Stewart, Esq. : Indemnity legal wording for a way to shift the risk for a particular problem that might arise on a construction project. The variety that we are concerned with for purposes…

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Indemnification Clause

Indemnification Clause A properly worded indemnification clause is critical to reducing risk in a construction contract. An indemnification clause may include any, or all, of three distinct obligations, including to (1) indemnify, (2) defend, and (3) hold harmless the client. …

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CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE WARS

CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE WARS We are now entering a phase of business where owners are relying on third party associates to handle their certificates of insurance in an attempt to limit their own risk and alleviate the pain of requesting…

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Suggested Wording to Use on Contracts

Suggested Wording to Use When Revising and Redlining Design Professional Contracts for Risk Allocation and Insurability of Risks Both parties (owner and contractor) and other project stakeholders come out ahead when the construction contract is fair.  The contractor, subcontractors, and…

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