The Danger of Using Cheap Foreign-Made Materials in Construction Projects

The use of cheap, foreign construction materials often results in defects that can put both buildings and human lives at risk. It is no secret that general contractors and construction companies are prone to cutting corners, but there is a big difference between using a slightly cheaper, but safe material, and constructing unstable buildings, putting […]

Marc Gravely Named Advisor to State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section

Founder and Managing Partner Marc Gravely has been named Advisor to the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. Marc’s fellow members of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors selected him for this role. The State Bar of Texas is a judicial administrative agency that provides educational programs, resources, and ethical […]

Michigan Supreme Court clarifies contractor CGL coverage for sub defects

Dive Brief: The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that a subcontractor’s unintentionally faulty work was an “accident” as it relates to commercial general liability (CGL) insurance and therefore is a valid claim under the subcontractor’s insurance coverage. The case that the state’s highest court reviewed was Skanska USA Building Inc. v. MAP Mechanical Contractors Inc. Skanska sued MAP and two […]