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Ernstrom & Dreste, LLP is committed to improving the Construction and Surety Industries.  You may access our most recent firm newsletters, ContrACT and Fidelity & Surety Reporter, which are authored by the attorneys of Ernstrom & Dreste, LLP.


Construction Risk Management Reporter ContrACT

Winter 2018 Issue 22

Fidelity & Surety Reporter

Winter 2018 Issue 30

Construction Risk Management Reporter ContrACT

Winter 2017 Issue 20

Fidelity & Surety Reporter

Winter 2017 Issue 28

Latest Article

Settling the Hard-Fought Case

John W. Dreste, Thomas K. O’Gara, March 2014

The modern General Indemnity Agreement (GIA) eliminates, or at least mitigates, many common law defenses to indemnity, but indemnity efforts still meet arguments of “bad faith” or reasonableness or both. Read more…