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Construction 101: 4 Tips for Writing Investigative Reports

August 24th, 2017|Construction Law|

How to write internal investigative reports to keep your construction company out of legal trouble

If you own a construction company, you know that accidents and mishaps are part of the deal.  In fact, The Occupational Safety and Healthy Administration (OSHA) reports that one in ten construction site workers are injured every year.

But just because accidents are a part of your average day-to-day construction gig, doesn’t mean that they should be treated lightly. Any accident or situation that happens onsite could plant a seed for future lawsuits.

When a lawsuit happens, […]

What Are the Public Works Contract Laws for 2017?

August 8th, 2017|Construction Law|

If your construction company is involved in public works and relies on public works contracts, you need to do what’s best for your business and keep yourself updated with the newest public works contract laws.

You need to familiarize yourself with your legal obligations and understand exactly what you are getting yourself into because you could lose a lot of money if you do not do everything according to your contract and the various laws that control your particular work.  Here are some 2017 laws that you need to be aware […]

Learn to Fly: Drones in Construction

June 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Have you been looking to modernize your construction company and bring it into the future? Here is how you can make your company FLY: Use Drones!

Construction companies are using drones creatively. One apparent use for construction is getting an aerial view of the job site to help surveyors, earthmovers and project managers with a better view of materials, equipment and workers in real time.

By analyzing drone imagery, companies are optimizing grading plans, streamlining operations, and identifying critical differences between as-designed and as-built site plans and […]

LLCs and Corporations: Similarities and Differences

May 9th, 2017|Business Law|

You hear so much about corporations and LLCs but do you know when you should have one, and what are the similarities and differences between these under California Law?

When Should You Have A Corporation Or LLC:
The answer is when you need to protect your personal assets from business debts. So if you have a home, investments and other assets but are running your business as a Sole Proprietorship or a Partnership, you are risking that any creditors of the business will come after your personal assets. This is […]