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Five Mistakes Subcontractors Commonly Make Before Signing Construction Subcontracts

Construction subcontractors assume a tremendous amount of risk with each subcontract that they sign with a prime contractor. While much of that risk cannot be avoided, there are some risks that subcontractors can reduce (if not eliminate) by avoiding the following mistakes prior to signing their subcontracts.

Is an in-house counsel position right for you?

Let’s examine the differences between working in-house and as an associate/partner in a law firm. Back when I graduated from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in December of 1978, those of us who were beginning our careers believed their job options were limited to working for law firms or government agencies. Over the years, however, there was a third option: working as an in-house legal professional for a private company, a position which has grown in stature and importance to the businesses they serve.

Medical Malpractice Claims Arising Out of COVID-19: Does the Immunity Provision Achieve its Intended Purpose?

On February 18, 2021, Governor Holcomb signed Senate Bill 1, which codified into the Indiana Code civil immunity protections for damages purportedly caused by COVID-19. Section 7 of the law adds new chapters to the Indiana Code, including Chapter 32, “Immunity Related to COVID-19” (hereafter the “Immunity Provision”), which grants civil tort immunity to certain persons

Is an in-house counsel position right for you?

Is an in-house counsel position right for you?

Let’s examine the differences between working in-house and as an associate/partner in a law firm. Back when I graduated from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in December of 1978, those of us who were beginning our careers believed their...

COVID-19 Changes That May Be Here to Stay

COVID-19 Changes That May Be Here to Stay

One year has passed since the Coronavirus started making headlines in our national and local communities.  During the early weeks of the Spring of 2020, we all experienced dramatic changes to both our professional and personal lives. As we mark the...

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