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Economic Impact of Construction in US and Nebraska

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Nebraska’s Non-Delegable Duties
Why Some Duties Cannot be Contracted Away

By: Kari Scheer, Woods & Aitken LLP May 2016

The contracts are drawn up on a construction project. The owner has included contract provisions which state that the general contractor will be solely responsible to for the work and for worksite safety. In turn, the general contractor has included provisions in its subcontract stating that its subcontractor will be solely responsible for all work under its scope and will be solely responsible for the health and safety of its employees. So, the owner and the general contractor will not be liable for an injury to a subcontractor’s employee, right? Not so fast.
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Supreme Court Decides Adams v. Manchester Park:
Statutes of Limitations and Express Warranties in Construction

by Erin Ebeler, Woods & Aitken LLP November 2015

In May 2015, Woods & Aitken LLP filed a “friend of the court” or amicus brief with the Nebraska Supreme Court on behalf of both Nebraska AGC chapters in the case of Adams v. Manchester Park L.L.C, 291 Neb. 978 (2015). That case involved an appeal from the Nebraska Court of Appeals.
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