are case histories and the names of individuals whose decisions
have had great impact on contractors and construction-related businesses.
It remains for the reader to make his own value judgment regarding
utilizing, conducting business with, or appearing before these individuals
contractor has placed himself, deservedly or not, in the same
category as used car dealers, lawyers,
politicians, and the government. That is to say, we suffer from
bad press. For every one thousand good jobs completed it sometimes
appears that the only one mentioned in the media, is the disastrous
There is another side contrary to public opinion.
And that is of the contractor, who, having signed a contract in
good faith and performing professionally and with due diligence,
is blindsided by negligence, incompetence, ego, hubris, cover-up
and downright fraud.
a contract is broken by the unscrupulous and incompetent to cover
their lack of expertise in dealing fairly
with construction activities. And sometimes, those charged with
interpreting the contract fairly, fail, because of their own
biases and inadequacies or outside political influence.
The cases presented
here are to inform the public of what has happened and could
happen to those who act in good faith
and run afoul of the powers that be.
If anyone is aware of other cases of construction
injustice from a contractors perspective, similar to those below,
please contact us to have the
the news media concentrated more on the merits of the injustice
rather than whose toes were being
on and the lack of sex, violence, or abuse that characterizes much
of what is called "news" today, then this site would probably
not be here.
1 - The Anointed Highway Superintendent - NY
2 - OKC
Homeowner doesn't trust arbitration - OK
- California doctor unhappy with arbitrator and AAA. - CA
4 - Arbitrator Falls Asleep - TX
Arbitration Association Fails to Disclose - MD
6 - Arbitration ruins PA couple - PA
7- National Arbitration Forum a rubber
stamp - CA
others are doing to help ensure our democracy and legal freedoms.