Effective 2022 and 2023, several new regulations have been passed in California for the construction industry, including increased safety measures, environmental protection rules, and permit fines. Learn how these construction laws affect your company and how to avoid any fines or penalties. Why Construction Laws Are Important for You and Your Business When new laws […]
Understanding and Avoiding Construction Litigation
Construction litigation can cause construction projects to come to a screeching halt and lead to financial loss. To avoid this, it’s important to understand what commonly causes litigation in construction matters. Once you know what can trigger litigation in construction matters, you can take steps to avoid it from occurring. Avoiding construction litigation should be […]
Are You Dealing with a Homeowner Construction Issue?
Homeowner construction flaws and unforeseen shortcomings can quickly become complex and difficult to manage. With the amount of work involved in the construction process, there’s a high potential for errors to occur at any stage. If something goes wrong, it can be hard to know who is responsible and how to fix the problem. This […]
How Do I Receive Workers Comp After Being Injured on the Job?
Workers’ Compensation Insurance is designed to provide specific medical care and replace some lost income to employees who’ve been hurt on the job. But to get workers comp benefits, you need to follow the rules. In California, the Department of Industrial Relations oversees those rules and regulations. Learn more about workers’ comp and what you […]
What’s the Difference Between Construction Liens and Mechanic’s Liens?
Construction liens and mechanic’s liens on a person’s home or commercial building can cause problems with resale value. They may likewise increase the potential for property loss. A lien that was paid and not removed, or placed unfairly, could also result in legal concerns. Here is what property owners should know about these liens. What […]
When to Go to Court for Defective Construction
Defective construction is a deficiency in a building or other structure type. Construction defects can delay projects and cause extensive injuries. Instances of defective construction occur because of poor design, low-quality materials, and poor workmanship. If you believe you are a defective construction victim, a construction law attorney in Riverside, CA, can help. Here is […]
When Is a Lawsuit Worth It?
For disputes between two individuals, companies or organizations, legal action is often thought of as the natural conclusion. However, this doesn’t always have to be the case. Starting court proceedings and choosing to resolve a case through the legal system isn’t always the best solution. Most disputes can be resolved outside of a court and […]
Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents
The modern construction industry has one of the highest numbers of work-related and on-site construction accidents among all sectors, nearing 200,000 injuries per year. These accidents are often devastating for those injured, and they can also cause severe damage to all company assets, including employees, profits, client’s trust, and company reputation. The statistics surrounding these […]
What Contractors Need to Know About a Mechanic’s Lien
For construction companies and contractors, the hardest part of a job can, unfortunately, sometimes be collecting payment. When a customer refuses to pay or introduces another dispute, contractors often need to take legal action to ensure they are paid for completed work. A mechanics lien is a legal claim which can be placed upon a […]
Construction Injury: When to Get an Attorney
Unfortunately, even with modern health and safety laws, and workplace legislation, accidents on construction sites are very common. Thousands of workers and a number of public passerbys are injured on or near construction sites every year, often due to no fault of their own. Because the nature of construction consists of working with heavy tools, […]
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