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RNG Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Posted March 4, 2024News

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RNG Welcomes Partner Alex Stepanek

Posted March 1, 2024News

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RNG Welcomes New Office Manager

Posted February 9, 2024News

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Another RNG Victory!

Posted August 15, 2022News

RNG recently obtained a $3.3 million judgment on behalf of a general contractor client.

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Rogers and Nemeth Selected to Construction Lawyers Society of America

Posted November 12, 2020News
ROGERS NEMETH GERMAIN PC is pleased to announce that RNG founding partners Chris Rogers and David Nemeth have been selected as Fellows of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (“CLSA”).

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California Appellate Court Holds One-Year Statute of Limitations Applies To Disgorgement Claims Under Section 7031(b)

Posted September 9, 2020News

On August 29, 2020, in Eisenberg Village of the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging v. Suffolk Construction Company, Inc., the California Appellate Court for the Second Appellate District held that a one-year statute of limitations applies to disgorgement claims under California Business and Professions Code section 7031, and that the discovery rule does not apply to such claims.  In other words, the court held that a section 7031(b) disgorgement claim accrues one year after the completion or cessation of the performance of the act or contract at issue. 

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RNG Obtains Total Defense for General Contractor Client Against Subcontractor Extra Work and Change Order Claims

Posted March 26, 2018News

 RNG Obtains Total Defense

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California Court of Appeal Endorses Eichleay Formula for Calculating Home Office Overhead Damages

Posted January 13, 2016News

Most contractors are familiar with the Eichleay formula, undoubtedly the most common method of calculating home office overhead damages on construction projects in the United States. Nonetheless, it is not uncommon for a California contractor or construction attorney pursuing such claims to be met with cries of “Eichleay has never been approved by a California appellate court!” from the other side. A December 30, 2015 decision from the Sixth Appellate District should finally silence such cries, and confirm that Eichleay is the method for calculating home office overhead damages in California.

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Important Changes in Prevailing Wage Laws and DIR Regulations

Posted March 12, 2015Legislation

At the end of last year’s legislative session, the Governor signed into law SB 854, which mandates several changes in public contracting and prevailing wage laws which take effect in 2015.  The Governor also signed AB 1939, which creates a private right of action for a contractor to recover from a private "hiring party" the added labor costs, penalties and legal fees resulting from the failure to pay prevailing wages if the hiring party, owner or developer failed to advise the contractor that the project was subject to the prevailing wage law.

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RNG Successfully Defends $37 Million Breach of Contract Action and Obtains $8.8 Million Award for Design/Build Hospital Contractor

Posted March 12, 2015News

RNG represented hospital design/build contractor HBE Company and performance bond sureties Travelers and CNA in this dispute with Kaiser Foundation Hospitals relating to the design and construction of a $300 Million Kaiser hospital.

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