Category Archives: Government Contracts

Beware the Credit Card Millionaire

Beware the Credit Card Millionaire By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. Con men come in all shapes and sizes. From the elegant mountebank hawking Dr. Feelgood’s magic hair elixir to the foreign price who must deposit … Continue reading

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Keep the Hate Mail Coming

Keep the Hate Mail Coming     By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr and Lowndes, P.A.   In business litigation, winners and losers often are decided by the documents, whether it be a single email, a series of memos, or hundreds of letters. … Continue reading

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Litigating Complex Construction Disputes

Litigating Complex Construction Disputes       By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. For construction lawyers, there are cases, and then there are cases.  Defending a general contractor being attacked from the top by an owner, from … Continue reading

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Employees, Independent Contractors, and The Mythical “1099 Employee”

Employees, Independent Contractors, and the Mythical “1099 Employee”   By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A.   I too have heard the whispers of strange creatures called “1099 Employees” that roam abroad. But before you run off to … Continue reading

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Construction Law Blogger Located

  Construction Law Blogger Released after Being Held by Space Aliens   From the OP Wire Chauncey Gardner, Salbris, France After nearly four months of captivity, we have learned that Greg Shelton has been released in a wheat field just outside … Continue reading

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One-Sided Construction Contracts and their Limitations

    One-Sided Construction Contracts and their Limitations By:  Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. (704) 377-2500     I. Introduction We attorneys often hammer home the importance of reviewing and negotiating solid construction contracts. Standard industry contracts … Continue reading

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A Chat with Jeff Humbert, Outgoing Chairman of ABC of the Carolinas

  Jeff Humbert Reflects on His Tenure as Chairman of ABC of the Carolinas By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, PA gshelton@horacktalley.com Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas’ annual conference took place in Wilmington earlier this … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Basic Guide to Contractor Bonding

  Continuing the tradition of  Guest Posts here at Construction Law Carolinas, I am pleased to welcome Danielle Rodabaugh, the chief editor at SuretyBonds.com, a leading surety provider. As a part of the company’s educational outreach program, Danielle writes to help construction … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Your Head By Ignoring Your Gut

Don’t Lose Your Head by Ignoring Your Gut By:  Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. (704) 377-2500         Act III, SCENE 1: Hotel Project, in the unfinished but dried-in lobby. ENTER GLOUCESTER, the general … Continue reading

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2012 A.D.

  Welcome to 2012 A.D. By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. The presents have been opened, the fruitcake is gone, and we now find ourselves in 2012 A.D.    The economy has been idle in the doldrums for … Continue reading

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