Monthly Archives: September 2014

Brian Case

What to Do with a Defective Contractor Bid

When it comes to risk-taking for contractors, aside from the risks associated with the actual physical labor, the greatest risk a contractor undertakes is providing its bid to perform the intended work. A contractor’s bid is its quote to perform … Continue reading

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Roxanne Minott

Transfer Disclosure Statement Includes Construction Defect Litigation

On July 1, 2014, the Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement (TDS) was modified in that it now mandates disclosures of the seller’s awareness of specific construction defect claims under Senate Bill (SB) 800. The law goes into effect January 1, … Continue reading

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Matthew Izzi

Changes to California’s ADA Laws Will Result in Fewer Frivolous Lawsuits

The last few years have seen some serious changes in the law that will change how many lawsuits will be filed under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While that initially may sound unnerving, these changes are designed to deter … Continue reading

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Roxanne Minott

Protection for Employees Claiming Unpaid Wages

Protection of an employee or applicant for employment who engages in protected conduct has been expanded, as of January 1, 2014. Under current law, an employer is forbidden to discharge an employee, or discriminate against an employee or applicant for … Continue reading

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