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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

Spring 2021 Issue 28

Fidelity & Surety Reporter

Winter 2021 Issue 35

Construction Risk Management Reporter ContrACT

Spring 2020 Issue 26

Fidelity & Surety Reporter

Summer 2020 Issue 34

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…