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Be Aware Of The Exclusions In Your Insurance Policy! Delivery and Takeout During the Pandemic Might Have Saved Insurers’ Bacon!

By | June 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Mark’s Engine Co. No. 28 and Restaurant 10E, two southern California eateries, filed COVID-19 business interruption lawsuits last year in Federal Court in the Central District of California. The restaurants argued that the virus exclusions on their Travelers insurance policies’ were not applicable to the restaurants’ claims, because the restaurants never detected any COVID-19 at [...]

Employers are Required to Rehire Employees Laid Off due to COVID Including Commercial Construction Companies

By | May 5th, 2021|Business Law, Construction Law, Employment Law, Uncategorized|

On April 16th, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into immediate effect Senate Bill 93 which will remain in force until December 31, 2024. The bill requires certain employers to offer new positions to former employees laid off for reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Employers of all sizes must offer all new available job positions to [...]

FAA IDs to use a drone for your business?

By | 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 [...]

The New CARE Act Stimulus and What It Means for You

By | March 31st, 2020|Business Law, Uncategorized|

Many American small businesses are facing diverse and complex challenges in addition to the human tragedy and public health dimension of the COVID-19 outbreak. Last week Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“Act”). Ghassemian Law Group is prepared to assist our clients in meeting the legal and business challenges created by [...]

California Public Contracts in Construction Part 4: Contractor Registration

By | January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Are you hoping to register yourself as a Contractor? Are you not sure if you need to be registered? Don’t know where to start? Fear not. As a law firm that’s been practicing construction law in Southern California for years, we know there are a lot of moving parts when it comes to public works [...]

California Public Works Contracts Part 2: Forming Contracts and Bonds

By | October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

For years, our construction law firm has been digging contractors out of messy public works claims and assisting them with claims on public works projects. We hate to see all the trouble they have to go through…which is why our construction-litigation attorneys have created a three-part California Public Works Contract series to help contractors and [...]

Learn to Fly: Drones in Construction

By | 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 [...]

What Is A Warranty And How Can You Limit It?

By | May 1st, 2017|Business Law, Uncategorized|

A warranty is a statement made by one party to another party on which the other party can rely. A guarantee is different because it is a promise to pay for the debt of someone else. Most people and contracts mix these two terms. Most, if not all, construction contracts contain warranties. Examples of express [...]

California’s New 2017 Laws of Public Concern

By | March 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The following are new laws enacted in California that every person living in the Golden State should know about.  Here we categorize them: SAFETY Distracted-driving: Texting was already forbidden, but the new law prohibits drivers from using smartphones for other purposes while behind the wheel — unless they’re in hands-free mode. Motorcycles: California became one [...]