Yearly Archives: 2017
A contractor is hired to renovate a bathroom, enters into a written contract, completes the work and is paid. A month later, the client calls back and asks for some minor work in a second bathroom. An engineer enters into …Keep reading
Construction contracts are often daunting stacks of paper. It is not uncommon for even basic standard form agreements to include fifty plus pages of general conditions, plus appendices, schedules and other attachments.
In reviewing such contracts, where does one start …Keep reading
In the recent decision of Thom v. Laird Custom Homes Ltd., 2017 BCSC 1577, the BC Supreme Court upheld the dismissal of an application by the Plaintiffs, Graham and Michel Thom, to add Hearth Architectural Inc. as a defendant to …Keep reading
A recent B.C. case has addressed the legal issues surrounding tower cranes and their infringement upon neighboring land. If followed, the case may significantly redefine the discussions between developers and adjacent owners over airspace rights.
The law in Canada is …Keep reading