October 14

Lowest Responsible Bidder Denied Contract Cannot Recover Lost Profits

California’s Supreme Court recently reversed a court of appeal’s decision that affirmed a lower court’s denial of bid preparation costs to a “disappointed” bidder on a public contract. (Kajima/Ray Wilson vs. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.) In November 1994, Kajima/Ray Wilson was the lowest bidder on a public project building a station and tunnels.

December 11

Highest Court Expands the Right to Demand Reasonable Assurance

This article was published in The New York Law Journal, May 24, 1999 As many litigators can attest, frequently clients call upon them for their counsel to assist in devising a strategy that will place the clients in the best possible light should it become necessary to initiate litigation down the line. Take for example.

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