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The following articles have appeared in our newsletters. To request one of these articles, please send email to Sheak & Korzun.

ANALYSIS OF STANDARD CONTRACT FORMS – Parts I, II, III
by J. Charles Sheak, Esq. (June and August 1998; February 1999 newsletters)

  1. General Principles
  2. Use of Model Forms
  3. Standard Contract Forms: AIA A401 Subcontract Form

BIDS TO PUBLIC AGENCIES ARE TO BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW by Deborah I. Hollander, Esq. (June 1998 newsletter)

DEMONSTRATING YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR PUBLIC CONTRACTS by Deborah I. Hollander, Esq. (August 1998 newsletter)

BREAKING THE CHAIN OF COMMAND COULD BE CONTRACT INTERFERENCE by Timothy J. Korzun, Esq. (August 1998 newsletter)

REQUIREMENT THAT ALL DISPUTES BE SUBMITTED TO OWNER’S ENGINEER FOUND INVALID by Deborah I. Hollander, Esq. (August 1998 newsletter)

DEVELOPMENTS IN PREVAILING WAGES REQUIREMENTS by Deborah I. Hollander, Esq. (February 1999 newsletter)

BIDS TO PUBLIC AGENCIES ARE TO BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW: RECENT CASES by Deborah I. Hollander, Esq. (February 1999 newsletter)

AN OVERVIEW AND UPDATE OF NEW JERSEY’S NEW CONSTRUCTION LIEN LAWS (July 1999 newsletter)

RECENT CHANGES TO THE MUNICIPAL MECHANICS’ LIEN LAW (September 1999 newsletter)

SECOND CASE MAY BE BROUGHT AGAINST DESIGN PROFESSIONALS FOR ADDITIONAL DEFECTS ON SAME PROJECT (September 1999 newsletter)

GOOD AND BAD NEWS FOR DEALING WITH EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS(September 1999 newsletter)

GENERAL CONTRACTOR MAY BE SUED BY SUBCONTRACTOR’S EMPLOYEE FOR NEGLIGENT SUPERVISION OF JOB SAFETY (September 1999 newsletter)

APPELLATE DIVISION’S RULINGS ON DEFECTIVE CONSTRUCTION CLAIMS BY HOMEOWNERS (September 1999 newsletter)

DEDUCTIVE CHANGE ORDER BASED ON SAVINGS TO SUBCONTRACTOR (September 1999 newsletter)

TRENTON WATCH: Pending Legislation of Interest (July and September 1999 newsletters)

MASONRY CONTRACTORS LEGAL BULLETIN (February 2007) – Digest of Prompt Payment Laws, New Jersey.

MASONRY CONTRACTORS LEGAL BULLETIN (January 2010) – What Contractors Need To Know About the New 2007 AIA 201 and AGC Contract Forms.

MASONRY CONTRACTORS LEGAL BULLETIN (August 2010) – Court Upholds OSHA Right to Issue Fines on a Per Employee Basis.

MASONRY CONTRACTORS LEGAL BULLETIN (March 2011) – The New Amendments to the New Jersey Construction Lien Law.

MASONRY CONTRACTORS LEGAL BULLETIN (July 2011) – Mis-Classification Laws: The Dangers of Calling an Employee an Independent Contractor