Shopping Cart (0) items Sign In

Construction Claims Monthly - Devoted exclusively to the problems of construction contracting since 1963

‹ Prev article: 

Disputes Clause Did Not Negate Arbitration Arbitration; Claims Administration

Tuesday, February 03, 2004 11:57 am


A Texas court has ruled that a clause stipulating resolution of disputes in "a court of competent jurisdiction" did not conflict with or negate an arbitration clause.

The Kirbyville Consolidated Independent School District awarded a contract to New Concept Construction Co., Inc. for construction of a high school gymnasium. The contract included a clause entitled "Disputes"which said the contract would be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the state of Texas.

The Disputes clause also stated: "The Contractor shall not institute any action or proceeding in any way relating to this agreement against the Owner except in a court [...]

› Next article: 
Sign up now for Construction Claims Monthly Online! Your own virtual help desk of must-have techniques, tutorials, and how-to articles.
Join Now Construction Claims Monthly! Close