Mathieu H. Putterman Authors Law360 Article on Appellate Ruling Impacting California Construction Contractors

IRVINE, CALaw360, a nationally-recognized source for legal news, has published an article by Mathieu H. Putterman on an appellate ruling that has the potential to reshape how construction contracts are drafted in California.

Putterman’s article focuses on the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District’s decision in Crosno Construction Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America. This ruling has serious implications for commonly-inserted “pay-when-paid” provisions in contracts, and Putterman’ focuses on the impact of the ruling, including how bond rights are treated in these construction contracts.

In his published piece, Putterman writes about the ruling’s implications for general contractors and subcontractors and gives specific recommendations for construction entities to follow to prepare and protect themselves.

Law360 is one of the most widely-read news sources for lawyers, business leaders, and judges across the U.S. Over 1 million subscribers receive Law360 updates, published on a daily basis. The publication also has more than 40 practice areas, industry, and state sections that cover legislation, regulation, litigation, corporate transactions, and legal industry news.

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Mathieu Putterman‘s extensive knowledge regarding general contractor and subcontractor contracts is a result of his experience handling construction defect claims, breach of contract and delay claims, and mechanics’ liens. He has litigated matters involving personal injury, business and commercial, employment, real estate, and construction disputes. Additionally, Mr. Putterman has experience litigating wage claims before the Labor Commissioner, and has litigated workplace retaliation claims, disability and gender discrimination claims, and has dealt with regulatory compliance issues involving Cal-OSHA. Mr. Putterman can be reached directly via email.

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