Unpreventable employee misconduct

Unpreventable Employee Misconduct: Series on the Affirmative Defense – Part 1

Part 1 of 4: Contractor Work Rules By Anthony M. Kroese, Esq. and Samantha V. Catone, Esq.

OSHA Unveils New HazCom Enforcement Procedures

Effective July 9, 2015, OSHA has taken a new stance on the enforcement of its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). Publication of the final rule...
clauses

Dispute Resolution Clauses Are Out of Control!

I am often called upon to review contract documents on behalf of my contractor clients. In doing so, I have noticed a trend lately for...

Worksite Safety

Creating a company culture with management leading the way By Anthony M. Kroese, Esq. One of...
Establish a Strong OSHA Defense Before an Inspector Shows Up

Establish a Strong OSHA Defense Before an Inspector Shows Up

In most instances, an OSHA inspector will arrive at your door unannounced. Among other things, the inspector will present his or her credentials, say...
minimizing risk

Contracting to Minimize Risk

Most sophisticated parties want to avoid lawsuits because they understand that such disputes may be detrimental to a project and end up...
lien

Lien Rights: Remedies for Potential Issues on the Project

By Aman Kahlon Liens are one of the primary tools for the construction industry to secure payment claims. However,...

What is a Construction Defect?

This is a simple question with a complicated answer. Construction defects are one of the most common causes of disputes and litigation...
Local Law 196

NYC Local Law 196: Coming to a Town or City Near You?

Local Law 196 of 2017 was enacted in response to the increase in fatalities on construction sites in New York City (NYC). It amended...
employee misconduct

Unpreventable Employee Misconduct: Series on the Affirmative Defense – Part 2

Part 2 of 4: Effective Communication Methods By Anthony M. Kroese, Esq. and Samantha V. Catone, Esq.