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Construction Law

A collection of blogs written by Backus, Carranza, & Burden that cover issues surrounding Nevada construction law.

 


Educating Lawyers

Backus, Carranza & Burden prides itself in being called upon to educate their colleagues.  Mr. Backus had...

Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure

On August 30, 2016, Mr. Backus will be a presenter for National Business Institute in Las Vegas on a...

Builder’s Risk Insurance Program for Eagle International Associates

Gene Backus is co-moderating with Rebecca Alcantar of Macdonald Devin, PC of Texas  a program titled...

Nevada Supreme Court bars negligent misrepresentation claims against design professionals

‚ÄčToday, the Nevada Supreme Court granted a petition for writ of mandamus in the CityCenter Litigation...

How the Cumulative Impact Claim May Affect Your Company

Written by: Gene Backus

When multiple Change Orders negatively impact a construction project, particularly...

Mechanics Lien Law Allows Equipment Rental Companies to File Liens

Under Nevada’s new mechanic’s lien law, a company which rents equipment that is used to improve real...

Public Works Arbitration Statute Held to be Ambiguous in Nevada

Written by: Gene Backus

May an public owner in Nevada refuse arbitration and preserve its right to a jury...

Providing notice to a general contractor

Does the Failure to Provide Notice to a General Contractor Bar Recovery Against a Surety?  The Nevada...