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Entendiendo las Clausulas de Indemnización

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 2:17 pm    

La cláusula más aterradora a la que se puede enfrentar un subcontratista en un acuerdo de subcontratación es la temida cláusula de indemnización. Sin embargo, una cláusula de indemnización ejecutable también puede actuar para protegerlo contra subcontratistas de nivel inferior.


Understanding Indemnification Clauses

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 9:12 am    

The scariest clause a subcontractor can face in a subcontract agreement is the dreaded indemnification clause. But an enforceable indemnification clause can also act to protect you against lower level subcontractors. In addition, the language in the indemnification clause—like the whole contract—is negotiable!


Fundamentos en Control de Riesgo en Construcción

Posted on Friday, January 17th, 2020 at 2:08 pm    

Si usted es un contratista general, subcontratista o propietario de un proyecto, un acercamiento eficaz al control de riesgos debe ser una prioridad para cada proyecto.


Conceptos Básicos de la Clausula de Indemnización

Posted on Monday, January 13th, 2020 at 10:36 am    

Asegurarse de tomar las precauciones adecuadas de cambio-de-riesgo es un paso crucial en el proceso de construcción. Un mecanismo común utilizado en el esfuerzo de majejo de riesgos es una cláusula de indemnización; sin embargo, si no se redacta correctamente, tal disposición será inaplicable.


Construction Risk Management Basics

Posted on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 at 11:17 am    

Without a thorough review of the commercial general liability policy language, you may find yourself facing unanticipated exclusions from coverage.


Indemnification Clause Basics

Posted on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 at 12:19 pm    

Most indemnity clauses do not include the duty to defend, thus requiring the indemnitee to fund the defense of third-party claims and seek reimbursement later.


Workers’ Compensation: What Employers Need to Know

Posted on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 4:38 pm    

Texas is one of the few states that does not require employers to carry Workers’ Compensation insurance. As an employer, consider whether you have—or should have—Workers’ Compensation insurance or whether you are a “non-subscriber.” In this article, we’ll discuss workers’ compensation and what employers need to know.


Part 2 of the Top 10 Terms to Negotiate

Posted on Monday, November 11th, 2019 at 6:08 pm    

The second set of contract terms that require your attention when you are reviewing the contract from your general contractor are the safety terms, bond terms, delay terms, dispute resolution terms, and lien waivers. A safety term in your contract can take many forms. Not only will you be required to comply with all OSHA […]


Five of the Top 10 Terms to Negotiate

Posted on Monday, November 4th, 2019 at 6:04 pm    

Before you negotiate anything, the first thing you need to do is identify the contract documents. Typically, these include the project manual, the plans and specifications, and the terms and conditions. This information should direct you to the most important terms in your contract with the general contractor. These documents will help you determine if […]


Collections Gone Wrong by Courtney Stricklen

Posted on Friday, October 18th, 2019 at 6:01 pm    

A party can run into problems collecting what they’re owed both before and after litigation. If the reader does not properly secure his interest prior to filing suit, he risks not being able to fully recover his damages. If the reader obtains a judgment against a party, but fails to timely execute on the judgment, […]

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