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In the News Notes Partner Nancy Smith's Contributions To NCHRP Report On Design-Build Liability


Nossaman Infrastructure Partner Nancy Smith’s contributions to the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) report discussing the issue of liability in design-build projects was highlighted on, a publication of the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA). The report—titled Liability of Design-Builders for Design, Construction and Acquisition Claims--outlines case law and legal precedent that underlie the transfer of liability in design-build projects. Nossaman Infrastructure Partner Donna Brady and Eminent Domain and Valuation Partner Rick Rayl also contributed to the report. The report’s goal is to provide a “useful tool for transportation agencies that are planning design-build procurements, drafting procurement and contract documents, administering contracts, and litigating tort, construction, and acquisition claims.” The full report can be found here:

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