Publications - Stephen A. Hilger

Steve Hilger


"Changes to the 2017 AIA A201 General Conditions: Section 1.1.8 on Initial Decision Maker," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, October 2017

"Language You Need for an Enforceable Arbitration Clause," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, August 2017

"Construction Disputes: Arbitration or Litigation?" Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, August 2017

"Significant Changes to Michigan Indemnity Law," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, February 2013

"The Legislature Jump-Starts Housing Development," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, January 2013

"The Legal Worries Raised by IPD," Engineering News Record, September 2010

"International Risk Management Institute 2010," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, November 2010

"Construction Defects, Mold Litigation and the Rise of Substandard Drywall Claims: Chapter XXII," A Contractor's Guide to Michigan Construction Law, AGC of Michigan, 2009 

"The Design-Build Relationship," Chapter XIV,"  A Contractor's Guide to Michigan Construction Law, AGC of Michigan, 2009

"Building Information Modeling (BIM): A Basic Primer: Chapter XX,"  A Contractor's Guide to Michigan Construction Law, AGC of Michigan, 2009

"Recent Perils in the Construction Industry," Business Update Publication, July 2007

"Sick Buildings Need More Than Two Aspirins," Business Direct Weekly, June 2004

"Mold Litigation Can Be a Sticky Issue in Michigan," West Michigan Commercial Quarterly, February 2004

"A Boon for Contractors: The Narrowing of AD,", Walls & Ceilings, September 1999

"Even the Construction Arena Can Fall Prey to the Y2K Bug," Walls & Ceilings, June 1999

"Pay-When-Paid Clauses: A Contractors Defense," (reprinted with permission) Walls & Ceilings, January 1999

"The Perils of Partnering," (reprinted with permission) Roofing Contractor Colossal, Vol. 18, No. 10, Michigan Defense Quarterly, Summer 1998

"Disabilities and Design Responsibilities," Walls & Ceilings, July 1998

"The Perils of Partnering," Walls & Ceilings, April 1998

"Construction in the Year 2058," Walls & Ceilings, January 1998

"Dealing with Construction Site Deaths," Walls & Ceilings, November 1997

"Design-Build Construction Considerations," Walls & Ceilings, October 1997

"Preparing Yourself for Inclement Weather," Walls & Ceilings, July 1997

"Arbitration in Construction Litigation," Walls & Ceilings, May 1997

"An Insurance Primer for Construction Companies," Walls & Ceilings, March 1997

"Indemnity: Pitfall or Windfall?" Walls & Ceilings, January 1997

"Courts Scrutinize Use of 'Pay-When-Paid' Clause," Walls & Ceilings, September 1996

"The 10-Step Claims Prosecution Decision Tree," Walls & Ceilings, February 1996

"The Winds of Change," Walls & Ceilings, October 1995

"Preparing Yourself for Arbitration," Walls & Ceilings, July 1995

"The Best Defense is a Good Offense," Construction Dimensions, March 1994

"Models for Battles," Construction Dimensions, January 1994

"Performance Bonds v. Letters of Credit," Construction Dimensions, November 1993

"The Opportunity of Arbitration," Construction Dimensions, October 1993

"The Indemnity Dilemma," Construction Dimensions, September 1993

"The Five W's," Construction Dimensions, August 1993

"The Perils of Pass-Throughs," Construction Dimensions, July 1993

"Preparing Yourself for a Deposition," Construction Dimensions, June 1993

"Using a Damage Summary," Construction Dimensions, May 1993

"The Renovator's Dilemma," Construction Dimensions, April 1993

"Reducing Litigation Costs," Construction Dimensions, March 1993

"Invention as the Grandmother of Necessit,y" Construction Dimensions, February 1993

"Contingency Fees in Construction Cases," Construction Dimensions, September 1992

"Protecting Yourself in an Owner or General Contractor's Bankruptcy," Construction Dimensions, February 1992

"Recognizing the Problem," Construction Dimensions, November 1991

"Managing Stucco Thickness Questions," Construction Dimensions, July 1991

"How Wall and Ceiling Contractors Can Beat the High Costs of Litigation," co-author, Construction Dimensions, April 1991