Construction Contracts

Curran & Desharnais Obtains $400,000 Jury Verdict in Plymouth Superior Court

On May 22, 2017, Attorney Joseph Curran of Curran & Desharnais, P.C. began a four day trial in Brockton Superior Court (Plymouth County Superior Court) which ended with a jury returning a verdict in favor of his client in the amount of $400,000 (not including prejudgment interest). With interest, the judgment will stand at approximately […]

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Curran & Desharnais successfully defends contractor in million dollar lawsuit

Attorney Joseph Curran of Curran & Desharnais, P.C. recently resolved a lawsuit filed against a client who had performed certain plumbing and HVAC work at a large home renovation project in Newton, MA. Our client was hired to perform certain plumbing and HVAC work on the property after a previous contractor had experienced problems with the […]

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Construction site accident in Boston injures two

Boston Construction Site Accident Emergency personnel responded to a construction accident at 45 Stuart St. this morning, according to the Boston Fire Department. Boston EMS treated 2 on the scene. One was brought to Tufts Medical Center with a serious head injury, and the other was hospitalized for a minor injury, according to Boston Fire. The injuries […]

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“No Damage for Delay” clause does not bar recovery

A Massachusetts Superior Court has recently ruled that a “No Damage for Delay” clause in a construction contract did not preclude a ceiling installation subcontractor from recovering “loss of productivity damages” as a result of the general contractor’s mismanagement of the project. Relying on the “No Damage for Delay” clause, the general contractor argued that […]

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