Conflicting Contract Terms

Inconsistent Forum Selection Language Affected Enforcement

Courts typically enforce forum-selection clauses unless there is a public policy reason not to do so. A New Jersey appellate court has refused to enforce a forum selection clause when the contract terms were ambiguous. The Pike Company contracted wit… Read More
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Resolving Conflicting Contract Terms

Was one party trying to be cute, or was this simply an error not caught in the drafting process? Two inconsistent terms made it into the final contract, and then became the basis for a post-termination dispute. One term allowed the contractor to reco… Read More
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About Stan Martin

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Stan Martin holds a law degree and an undergraduate degree in architecture. He has been involved with the construction industry for more than 45 years, working in construction prior to law school and beginning his construction law practice. Over the course of his career, he has served on boards and committees for organizations including the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, the Boston Society of Architects, and the Massachusetts Building Congress.

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