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Arbitration Clause Inapplicable Without Architect Arbitration; Architects And Engineers

Thursday, June 03, 2004 01:12 pm

 
Arbitration Clause Inapplicable Without Architect Arbitration; Architects And Engineers

An Ohio court has ruled that when parties utilized an AIA contract form but indicated there was no architect involved in the project, the form's arbitration clause was not included in the agreement.

Ritchie's Food Distributor, Inc. entered into a contract with Refrigerated Construction Services, Inc. (RCS) for construction of a refrigerated warehouse in Pike County. The parties utilized a contract form published by the American Institute of Architects, although no licensed architect was involved in the project. In the space provided for designation of an architect, the parties wrote "N.A."and then initial [...]

 
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