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Architect's Decision Could Not Be Confirmed In Court Arbitration; Claims Administration

Monday, June 02, 2003 02:58 pm

 
Architect's Decision Could Not Be Confirmed In Court Arbitration; Claims Administration

The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that an architect's decision under the AIA contract documents is not an arbitration award that can be confirmed in court. But the decision became binding when the contractor failed to properly demand arbitration.

Michel Martel awarded a contract to John Bulotti for construction of an addition to a home. The parties utilized contract documents published by the American Institute of Architects. The General Conditions of those documents call for disputes under the contract to be submitted to the project architect for a decision. That decision becomes [...]

 
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