About a year ago, my wife turned vegetarian on me. I don’t have any significant objection to eating more healthy and I like the fact that she has eliminated sugar and processed foods from our pantry. However, I constantly complain about the increased costs of eating right. Not that I treat every marital conversation like
I previously blogged about the importance of using daily reports to prove construction claims.
In addition to daily reports, the following records should be prepared and maintained in the normal course of business to help prove claims and effectively manage the project:
- Correspondence file containing all correspondence relating to a specific claim, including letters
Today’s guest post is from my good friend and law partner, M. Clark Spoden, who focuses on business litigation, labor and employment, environmental and construction law. The full article was published by Construction Executive. You can contact Clark at email@example.com.
Last April, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued…
You don’t need to go any further than this Washington Post article to read about a delayed construction project where the parties are passing blame back and forth. The Silver Spring Transit Center is reported to be two years behind schedule and suffering from significant cost increases. No doubt the dispute will be resolved in…
No doubt you have heard, read or seen reports about the sequestration process. As part of the Budget Control Act of 2011, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law an automatic, indiscriminate process of across-the-board budget cuts called sequestration. Earlier this week, the Washington Post had a great blog post called The Sequestration: …
Have you read about the gas explosion at JJ’s Restaurant in Kansas City last night? Early indications are that a contractor doing underground work struck a natural gas line. Today’s post is about what you should do when an accident occurs on your job site.
Continue Reading Accidents At Construction Sites: What To Do?
It almost goes without saying that if you have to pursue or defend a delay claim, you are going to need some evidence (whether by expert or otherwise) to establish or to challenge entitlement to the damages sought. Today’s post identifies some best practices in this area.
Continue Reading What Type of Schedule Analysis Should be Performed in Construction Delay Claims?
What does it meant to “prosper” in the construction industry? For Houston-based Satterfield & Pontikes, it meant adapting to the industry downturn and embracing new technologies and business development methods to sustain the workloads. Read today’s post about surviving in a tight economy.
Continue Reading Survival Tips for Contractors in a Tight Economy
No matter the season, however, construction companies rely heavily on cash flow to fund their operations. Cash flow depends on so many variables, but there are a few that you can control.
Continue Reading Tips for Creating a Healthy Cash Flow
Recently I was discussing the process for determining an employers’ experience rating for workers’ compensation injuries, and I was surprised to learn about some dramatic cost increases that will likely occur in 2013. Today’s post reviews those changes.
Continue Reading Attn Contractors: Workers’ Comp Costs Likely to Increase Beginning January 1, 2013