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The Future of Construction Site Surveillance Part 4

As technology becomes more advanced, the construction process will continue to become more effective and efficient. Of course, sometimes projects will go over budget or experience delays because of a variety of reasons; however, as Nashville construction attorneys, we know that if we implement the right resources into projects to quickly address problems when they […]

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The Future of Construction Site Surveillance Part 3

If you have read sections one and two of this four-part article, you may already be a believer in the possibility of robots legitimately monitoring the work being performed on construction sites. As Nashville construction litigation attorneys, we know that anything is possible in this digital age. If utilizing groundbreaking technology can create more productive […]

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The Future of Construction Site Surveillance Part 2

In the first section of this four-part article, we educated you on one of the newest and most intriguing inventions that could impact the construction industry. Emerging artificial intelligence company Doxel is changing the way construction sites will be inspected with autonomous devices that can self-navigate around the entire perimeter of the workplace. These rovers […]

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Dispute-Proof Your Construction Projects Part 2

Experienced contractor attorneys in Mobile, AL know that the more complex a construction project is the more susceptible it is to a dispute. With looming deadlines and constantly moving parts, contractors must be proactive about reducing the threat of disputes. We have discussed the contract, the pre-construction process, and the scope of work in part […]

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Dispute-Proof Your Construction Projects Part 1

Disputes are typical in the construction industry. It’s nearly impossible to plan for and anticipate every problem that could potentially happen during an operation. With this in mind, construction professionals are wise to plan early and as thoroughly as possible to minimize the occurrence of disputes. This two-part article will discuss ways to avoid disputes. […]

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Ten Things About HUD That Every Contractor Should Know

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) plays a critical role in protecting the foundation of the residential housing market as the insurer of loans for moderate-income single-family home buyers and for multifamily housing, including apartments and townhomes.  Likewise, HUD distributes the federal funds that make up a large percentage of the budget […]

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OSHA Injury & Illness Summary Must Be Posted By February 1, 2018

OSHA requires many employers to maintain a record of serious work-related injuries and illnesses with OSHA Form 300A. Employers must post a summary of the injuries and illnesses from 2017 by February 1, 2018. The summary must be certified by a company executive and publicly posted from February through April in a common area where […]

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OSHA’s Penalty Increases for 2018 and How They Will Impact Your Business

On January 2, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule which adjusted upward the monetary penalties assessed for violation of its regulations, including those created by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The adjustment is part of an annual requirement under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, which […]

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Trent Cotney, P.A. Welcomes Partner Brian Lambert

Trent Cotney, P.A. Construction Law Group, a leading national law firm for construction, specialty trades, and OSHA law, is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Brian Lambert as a partner at our firm. Lambert is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar and has 15 years of experience as an attorney with the […]

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OSHA Extends Deadline for Electronically Submitting Injury & Illness Reports to December 15, 2017

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has extended the deadline for electronically reporting injury and illness through the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) to December 15, 2017. This extension is to ensure affected employers have additional time to become familiar with the new electronic reporting system. The new date for compliance, December […]

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