Learning Curves & Lost Productivity Claims

Learning Curves & Lost Productivity Claims

By Christopher S. Drewry In construction, productivity is often viewed as manhours per unit of work—greater productivity means fewer...
Licensing Concerns for Expanding Construction/Design Firms

Licensing Concerns for Expanding Construction/Design Firms

By Kristine A. Kubes, J.D.  Success in business is often commensurate with growth. But growth in construction and design...

Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Qualifications, certification process, and participation goals by state By Laura Colca Historically, the construction industry has...

Q Is for Concrete

A summary of OSHA regulations governing concrete construction Concrete and masonry construction is covered under the Occupational Safety and...
Unpreventable employee misconduct

Unpreventable Employee Misconduct: Series on the Affirmative Defense

Part 3 of 4: Self-Inspection By Anthony M. Kroese, Esq. and Samantha V. Catone, Esq. In...
OSHA drone rules

Look … Up in the Sky. It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane … It’s...

In December 2018, it was revealed via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that on May 18, 2018, the Occupational Safety...
Contract Payment Provisions

Understanding Contract Payment Provisions

Payment terms and conditions are an important piece of every construction contract. Taking some time to understand your payment obligations will help...
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.
Contractor’s Options in Response to Lower Tier Mechanic’s Liens

What Are the Contractor’s Options in Response to Lower Tier Mechanic’s Liens?

For a contractor, knowing how to record a mechanic’s lien to secure its own payment upstream is one thing. However, knowing what...
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.