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Esworthy Quoted in Daily Record Regarding Pugh Investigation

With new information about Mayor Catherine Pugh’s book deals with nonprofits and businesses coming to light daily, and with one investigation already underway, Baltimore attorneys cautioned that it was unclear what, if any, laws may have been violated and that Pugh enjoys the presumption of innocence. Now on a leave of absence, Pugh is currently…

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“Paid-if-Paid” v. “Paid-When-Paid” Clauses

On May 24, 2018, the Court of Appeals of Maryland filed its decision in Young Electrical Contractors, Inc. v. Dustin Construction, Inc. In its decision, the Court of Appeals analyzed a Subcontract under Virginia law to determine whether the payment provisions in the Subcontract were “paid-if-paid” or “paidwhen-paid” provisions. The Circuit Court held that a…

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Maryland Legislature 2018 Summary for Contractors

General Contractor Liability for Unpaid Wages – Employee of subcontractor or subsubcontractor can sue general contractor for unpaid wages. General contractor is now responsible for ensuring that subcontractors are paying employees. Subcontractor must indemnify general contractor for unpaid wages. Procurement – Architectural Services and Engineering Services – Reciprocal Preference – The legislation restores a reciprocal preference…

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