How should I resolve a dispute?

How should I resolve a dispute?

How should I resolve a dispute? Q: Is litigation, arbitration, or mediation a more favored method of resolving a dispute? A:  There are many variables to consider when determining which resolution method is best for your firm, and even for a particular...
Should I name third-party beneficiaries?

Should I name third-party beneficiaries?

Should I name third-party beneficiaries? Q: Does my risk increase if I name third-party beneficiaries in my contract? A:  Naming third-parties as beneficiaries in your contract may allow those parties the right to bring claims directly against you. Since those parties...
Who owns my project documents?

Who owns my project documents?

Who owns my project documents? Q: Does my client own my project documents? A:  It depends on your contract language. A license to use your documents is often intended only when you’ve been paid in full for your services. Also, some clients don’t understand...
Does indemnification leave me exposed?

Does indemnification leave me exposed?

Does indemnification leave me exposed? Q: The indemnification section of my contract places the majority of responsibility on me. How can I manage this exposure? A:  Your Be wary of references to damages or obligations beyond those that are proximately...