Construction Law

Residential Construction Damages in Indiana: Contract and Warranty Laws

Residential Construction Damages in Indiana: Contract and Warranty Laws

Indiana’s laws governing residential construction contracts and warranties are intended to protect the various parties to such contracts. That includes both homeowners and service providers such as construction companies, suppliers, contractors, and insurers. The laws also provide a framework for resolving disputes related to residential construction damages in Indiana. The […]

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Resolving Indiana Construction Disputes

Resolving Indiana Construction Disputes

Construction projects don’t always go as planned. From unexpected site challenges to disagreements over terms, there are many ways a construction project can get off track. Resolving Indiana construction disputes without an attorney can put your project—and business—at further risk. The attorneys at Camden & Meridew, P.C. are well-versed in […]

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Liquidated Damages in Construction Contracts: The Breakdown

Liquidated Damages in Construction Contracts: The Breakdown

Construction contract clauses present unique challenges to Indiana property owners, contractors, architects, builders, vendors, engineers, subcontractors, and construction law attorneys alike. Parties to a construction contract must understand the nuances of both contract and construction laws in Indiana, all while trying to anticipate anything and everything that could potentially go […]

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Filing or Responding to a Construction Defect Claim in Indiana

Filing or Responding to a Construction Defect Claim in Indiana

Construction law in Indiana provides protections for both contractors and property owners when disputes arise. The best protection for all involved parties is a written contract that establishes expectations and steps for resolving disputes. However, when disputes can’t be resolved without further action, an experienced Indiana construction attorney can provide […]

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Negotiating Construction Contracts to Avoid Disputes

Negotiating Construction Contracts to Avoid Disputes

According to the 2019 Global Construction Disputes Report, the average construction dispute in North America in 2018 cost $16.3 million and took 15.2 months to resolve. Preventing this loss of time and money should be important to all parties involved in a construction project. Negotiating construction contracts well, and with […]

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Indiana Home Improvement Law: Construction Defect Claims

Indiana Home Improvement Law: Construction Defect Claims

Construction defect claims can arise for a variety of reasons throughout the home building or home improvement process—from design to maintenance. Multiple statutes govern Indiana home improvement law. These laws establish terminology, set forth claims requirements and processes and detail appropriate penalties for improper actions or negligence. Experienced construction lawyers […]

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The Indiana Mechanic’s Lien: What You need to Know

The Indiana Mechanic’s Lien: What You need to Know

Construction and related companies may work for weeks or even months on a project before receiving full payment. To secure payment, labor companies and suppliers can take a security interest in the project in the form of a mechanic’s lien. An Indiana mechanic’s lien helps contractors and those working with […]

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New Exception to the Economic Loss Theory

In a recent decision, the Indiana Court of Appeals held that a new exception existed to the general rule of Economic Loss Theory. Magic Circle Corps v Crowe Horwath LLP, 71A03-1607-PL-1520 (Ind. Ct. Ap. Mar. 8, 2017). In Magic, Magic Circle and several of its shareholders filed a complaint against […]

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