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Matthew DeVries

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

Tag Archives: termination for default

When Is the Contractor’s Termination for Default Proper? When It Does Bad Things.

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Sometimes you “do” bad things.  Sometimes you “look like” you do bad things.  Just look at the difference between Bad-boy Jack and my youngest daughter, Haven, who just “looks like” she’s up to no good.  In the world of construction contracting, both can get in you in trouble, including a termination for default of performance.… Continue Reading

Say This Three Times Fast: Sequestration, Construction and Contractor Claims!

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No doubt you have heard, read or seen reports about the sequestration process.  As part of the Budget Control Act of 2011, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law an automatic, indiscriminate process of across-the-board budget cuts called sequestration. Earlier this week, the Washington Post had a great blog post called The Sequestration: Absolutely… Continue Reading