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Forum Selection Clauses Are Usually Enforceable In Construction Contracts

Monday, May 04, 2009 05:29 pm

 
Forum Selection Clauses Are Usually Enforceable In Construction Contracts Forum Selection The Painting Company v. Weis Builders, Inc. U.S.District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division 2009 U.S.Dist.Lexis 3891(Jan.21, 2009)

Avoid unnecessary litigation delays by checking subcontracts and contracts for forum selection clauses.Filing your claim in the wrong court will gobble up time and money while your lawyer sorts out the mistake.

The Painting Company (TPC)subcontracted with Weis Builders, Inc.(Weis), to complete the interior and exterior painting for a project known as The Chelsea in Columbus, Ohio.Weis, the project's general construction contractor agreed to pay $503,045 for TPC's services, which included both labor and materials.Weis, in turn, had entered into a general contract for construction of The Chelsea with First Community Villages.The general contract included a surety of Weis's performan [...]

 
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