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Lien Law and COVID-19

As of March 24, 2020, North Carolina has reported at least 498 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). As a result, Governor Roy Cooper issued an executive order mandating the closure of public K-12 schools for at least two weeks and banned mass gatherings of more than 100 people. Already, we have witnessed a […]

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What Contractors Need to Know About Hillsborough County’s New Safer-At-Home Order

As you may have already known, Hillsborough County has issued a safer-at-home order. This is the first official instruction given by Hilsborough’s Emergency Policy Group to limit the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The order goes into effect today, March 27, 2020, at 10 p.m. and applies to all residents of Hillsborough County, including […]

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North Carolina Prompt Pay Act Guidance

The North Carolina Prompt Pay Act was created to establish specific timelines in which payments must be released on completed public and private construction projects. The act, which has two sets of prompt payment laws (one for public projects and one for private) was intended to protect contractors from being delayed payment for completed projects. […]

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How a Charlotte Bid Protest Lawyer Can Protect Firms from Unfavorable Bids

Drafting a bid is an arduous process. The time and effort you spend putting together a bid can cost your company valuable resources, which is why it can be so frustrating when your firm isn’t selected. Before you begin the bid process, a construction lawyer can help you craft an organized, concise bid that separates […]

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When to Contact an OSHA Defense Lawyer

When your construction jobsite is handling claims, inspections, or citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), it’s time to contact an OSHA attorney. No matter if you’re a seasoned professional or new to the industry, you should contact an attorney before starting any construction project and maintain contact with them throughout the duration […]

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Why Hire OSHA Defense Lawyers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created to protect employees from preventable injuries and deaths. Since its creation, thousands of lives have been saved. In fact, worker injuries and illnesses are down from 10.9 incidents per 100 workers in 1972 to 2.8 per 100 in 2017, and worker deaths in America are down […]

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Why an OSHA Defense Attorney is an Asset

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) performs thousands of inspections each year to ensure that construction companies are abiding by important safety regulations. Although your company may be familiar with OSHA standards, an OSHA defense attorney can still be an important asset to your company. For instance, an OSHA attorney can guide you through […]

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8 Ways to Create a Strong Construction Contract

An effective construction contract can help protect your company against legal problems if a relationship with a business partner goes awry. Having an enforceable contract with clearly outlined expectations can only benefit all parties. In this editorial, a Greensboro construction lawyer will give you some tips on how to create a strong construction contract. 1) […]

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Anticipatory Breach of a Construction Contract: What Is It?

The anticipatory breach of a construction contract can have significant ramifications for your company, regardless of which party will fail to fulfill their obligations. In a worst case scenario, an anticipatory breach can be a costly endeavor and may require legal action to resolve. In this editorial, a construction lawyer in Wilmington, NC, will define […]

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What OSHA Standards Apply to COVID-19?

At the time this article is being written, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tennessee has climbed to over 700 — not even a week after Nashville Mayor John Cooper declared a state of emergency for Metro Nashville and Davidson County. For many workers in the construction industry, COVID-19 has already struck […]

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