FindLaw's review of the important distinctions in the notice requirements between the Federal Miller Act (40 U.S.C., §3131 et seq.) and Maryland's Mechanics' Lien Law (Md. Code Ann., Real Prop. Art. §9-101 et seq.).
Claims against a municipality or any government agency have strict deadlines and requirements. In this article, FindLaw discusses these requirements and how to protect yourself, if you have a claim.
FindLaw's discussion of "risk retention groups" which are generally controlled by state law, but which in certain cases are preempted by Federal law.
Findlaw's review of the diferences between the Variation in Estimated Quantity Clause and the Differing Site Conditions clause in government contracts, with specific discussion of the two clauses in the Army Contract Appeals Board case of Met-Pro Corp.
FindLaw's helpful guide for subcontractors seeking payment for performance on public works projects in Massachusetts and the way in which they can submit demands for direct payment to general contractors.
FindLaw's examination of the limits of municipal liability for snow and ice conditions under Minnesota Law and the need to establish specific, affirmative negligence on the part of local authorities in order to recover damages.
FindLaw's discussion of the legal background regarding indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) federal contracts and guidance for businesses entering the bidding process.
FindLaw's examination of the doctrine of common law governmental immunity in relation to the Texas Tort Claims Act.
FindLaw's helpful guide for researching state and federal laws and regulations with links to several legal research sites and government databases.
FindLaw's discussion of foreign sales opportunities for small business owners and federal programs that may be available to allow such businesses to expand overseas.