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Matthew DeVries

Matt is a construction & litigation attorney at Burr & Forman LLP and father of seven young kids.

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How Important Is That Little Green Card? Pretty Darn Important Says One Court.

Posted in Case Law, Claims and Disputes, Georgia, Legal Trends
We live in a world of e-mails, IMs, texts, Snapchats, Instagrams and the occasional fax.  Although information is transmitted instantaneously in today’s environment, proof of receipt of that information (often called “Notice”) remains subject to some very strict rules imposed by contract, case law or statute. Notice of Claims.  In a recent transportation case involving a… Continue Reading

Kentucky Supreme Court Adopts the Economic Loss Doctrine

Posted in Case Law, Georgia, Kentucky
Owners, contractors, and subcontractors in Kentucky should carefully review their legal claims given a recent Kentucky Supreme Court decision.  On June 16, 2011, the Court joined the majority of other states and adopted what is commonly know as the economic loss doctrine.  Now, claims against  suppliers for product defects are legally limited to the parties’ contract… Continue Reading

New Policy? New Position? Riding the Waves of Change in the Workplace

Posted in Best Practices, Georgia, Human Resources, Kentucky, Project Management, Tennessee
You may have noticed that I recently transitioned to a new law firm this week.  I am happy to announce that I have joined Stites & Harbison PLLC as a partner in the Construction Service Group and the Green Law Practice Group.  The past few weeks have seemed like a tropical storm … and the only… Continue Reading