Many construction contracts require a contractor or subcontractor to continue to work during a pending dispute between an owner and a contractor or a contractor and subcontractor. One purpose of requiring continued performance is to ensure that good faith disputes will not prevent the timely completion of a project.

Will a continue-performance-during-disputes clause prevent a contractor from ever stopping work on a project? A recent federal court case illustrates that under some circumstances, a contractor may not be required to continue to build a project even if the contract prohibits the contractor from stopping work.Continue Reading Is a Contractor Always Required to Continue to Work During Disputes?