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New York Trench Death Draws Manslaughter Charge
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New York Trench Death Draws Manslaughter Charge

New York City prosecutors are charging construction company owners with... Read more

BP to Pay $18 Billion in Gulf Oil Spill
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BP to Pay $18 Billion in Gulf Oil Spill

A proposed settlement would bring billions of dollars to Gulf of Mexico states... Read more

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Wage Theft Reportedly Rampant in Residential Construction
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Wage Theft Reportedly Rampant in Residential Construction

Wage theft and employee misclassification has gotten so bad, a pending bill in... Read more

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Winners and Losers in the California Drought
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Winners and Losers in the California Drought

As the California drought continues, homebuilders fear the housing market may dry... Read more

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Drywall Contractor to Pay $1M For Workers' Comp Violation
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Drywall Contractor to Pay $1M For Workers' Comp Violation

A Washington-state drywaller has been ordered to pay $1M in workers' comp premiums... Read more

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6 Do's and Don'ts To Keep Out of Court

These aren't abstract legal issues. They're things you can, and should, do every day in your business dealings with clients. Read more

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What's an Arm, Eye, or a Finger Worth?
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What's an Arm, Eye, or a Finger Worth?

Workers comp benefits vary greatly between states; the amount paid for an injury... Read more

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Pay-When-Paid and Pay-If-Paid Provisions
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Pay-When-Paid and Pay-If-Paid Provisions

Once you determine that your contract has a pay-when-paid provision, the next... Read more

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How to Collect Your Construction Accounts Receivable - 10 Business Debt Collection Strategies that Work

If you employ these 10 debt collecting strategies, you’ll likely see your cash flow increase and your frustration level decrease. Read more

4 Required Construction Contract Disclosures
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4 Required Construction Contract Disclosures

There are four very specific disclosures that may be required by the law to be in... Read more

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