Recent Changes in New York City's Standard Construction Contract


With its new Standard Construction Contract, issued in December 2013, the City of New York (the "City") has implemented numerous significant changes as compared with its 2008 standard contract.[Read More]
 
 
 
 

Duane Morris Construction Partner Frederick Cohen Recognized as a Best Lawyers' "Lawyer of the Year" for 2014


Duane Morris is pleased to announce that Duane Morris partner Frederick Cohen has been selected by Best Lawyers as a "Lawyer of the Year" in New York City Litigation - Construction law for 2014. Only one lawyer in each practice area and city is given this honor. Lawyers are selected based on high marks received during the extensive peer-review assessments conducted by Best Lawyers each year.

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Construction Accidents and Criminal Charges Rarely Mix


The acquittal today of crane rental company owner James Lomma, on charges of negligent homicide and manslaughter, brings to a close the third high-profile New York criminal case against construction workers or executives with a not guilty verdict.  Which raises the question as to whether the criminal arena was ever the right place to seek redress. 

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