March 4th, 2021|Business Law, Construction Law, Contracts, Employment Law|

One of the most important issues for construction companies is to get fully paid for the work they do. Since the advent of COVID-19, we have seen a rise in payment issues to the point that they have become one of the most contested issues of construction claims.

The following are good business practices that maximize your chances of getting paid properly for the work you do.

A) Obviously, Get The Job Done Right!

I am sure right about now some of you are saying, “Duh!!! Of course you have to get the […]

Third Time is a Charm for Gig Companies!

February 17th, 2021|Business Law, Employment Law|

The highest state court in California recently tossed out a constitutional challenge to Proposition 22. Proposition 22 was a voter-approved law permitting ride-share gig companies to classify their drivers as independent contractors.

The lawsuit was filed in January by a group of app-based drivers and one of the nation’s largest labor unions, the Service Employees International Union. The lawsuit claimed that Proposition 22 limited the power of elected officials to govern, in violation of California’s Constitution, by removing the officials’ abilities to grant gig workers the right to organize and provide […]

Part 2: FAA IDs to use a drone for your business?

January 29th, 2021|Business Law|

This is Part 2 of a two part series, for more info please read the first blog on our website:

The FAA will require Remote Identification (Remote ID) of drones starting in February of 2021. Interestingly, Google isn’t very happy about the new Remote ID rule. In fact, its drone delivery division, aptly-named Wing, recently posted an article arguing that the FAA’s Remote ID rule might let third-parties track your movements, figuring out where you go, where you live, and where and when you receive packages.

Wing doesn’t assert that […]

FAA IDs to use a drone for your business?

January 20th, 2021|Business Law, Uncategorized|

On December 28, 2020 the FAA released its Final Rule on Remote Identification (Remote ID) for drones. This requires Remote ID for all drones flying the friendly skies and allows their pilots to fly the drones over people and at night under certain conditions. This new rules go into effect next month. The FAA claims that Remote ID is a giant leap forward, “The new rules get us closer to the day when we will more routinely see drone operations such as the delivery of packages.”

There […]