By Hester Nguyen | Published February 1, 2017 | | |
California employers who require drug and alcohol testing following a workplace accident should revaluate their policies in light of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) final ruling on employer’s electronic reporting of workplace injuries. 81 Fed. Reg. 29624. OSHA now requires all employers to establish “a reasonable procedure for employees to report work-related injuries Read MoreRead More
When you buy a piece of property in California, you understandably assume that said piece of property is all yours, to do with what you will. This includes allowing certain people onto your property and kicking others off at your discretion. While this is the case with many pieces of property, there are others that Read MoreRead More
When it comes to opening a construction payment dispute, timing is everything. The state of California offers several legal remedies to contractors and suppliers who have not been paid for the work that they have completed or materials that they have provided. However, though legal options are plentiful, they are only successful when the contractor Read MoreRead More
When homebuyers invest in a brand new home, they expect that home to be essentially perfect and free from defects. Unfortunately, even new homes come with their fair share of problems, mostly because someone—be it the general contractor or the developer—tried to save money by cutting corners or skimping on materials during the building process. Read MoreRead More
What Are Construction Defects? Almost any condition that diminishes the value of a home, condominium, or common area can be legally recognized as a construction defect. The flaw can be in the design of the property itself or can result from negligent behavior on the part of the builders or contractors. It can also Read MoreRead More
Property owners hire contractors to construct new buildings or carry out improvement projects. The contractor’s source of legal protection against property owners’ payment default is to file mechanics liens. A Pleasanton construction lawyer can help you file the preliminary notices and mechanics liens, and take other legal actions to collect payments. In 2012, the California Read MoreRead More
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