Avoiding the Litigation Land Mine

Avoiding the Litigation Land Mine

Not understanding a contract that you sign is extremely dangerous. A legal land mine awaits you if you sign a contract without reading and understanding what you are signing. The best way to prevent a lawsuit is to understand all the terms of your contract—in plain language.

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How to Avoid an Employee Legal Land Mine

How to Avoid an Employee Legal Land Mine

Hiring people in the construction industry and classifying them incorrectly can become a major employee legal land mine that can blow up your construction business. It does not matter what you call them or what they call themselves; what matters is what the law calls them based on what they do for you.

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Could Your Company Survive a Legal Land Mine?

Could Your Company Survive a Legal Land Mine?

Do you think your company could survive a legal land mine? What are your company’s pain points? Where are you struggling? Get a plan together to make your company land mine-proof. Be proactive and think preventatively—your company depends on it!

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What to Expect from an Unannounced OSHA Inspection

What to Expect from an Unannounced OSHA Inspection

OSHA likes to do unannounced inspections to make sure every workplace is following all the rules to provide a safe and healthy environment. Are you properly prepared for an unexpected drop-in at your job site? What exactly does an OSHA inspection entail?

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Episode 3: The 411 on Bonds & Surety

Episode 3: The 411 on Bonds & Surety

This is a recap of the Quit Getting Screwed podcast Episode 3, “The 411 on Bonds & Surety.” Karalynn Cromeens and Drew Addison discuss what bonds and surety are and how they benefit contractors.

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Common Defenses to Contractor Liens

Common Defenses to Contractor Liens

When you file a lien or threaten to file a lien, it is not uncommon for issues you have never heard of to arise. In this blog, we will go over the most common defenses to contractor liens and how to prepare for them while you are on the project.

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Why Sending Notice of a Lien is So Important

Why Sending Notice of a Lien is So Important

Sending notice that you filed your construction lien is an essential part of retaining your lien rights and ensuring you are paid what you are owed. To make sure your notice is valid, be sure to send it to the right person and place, at the right time.

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Filing a Valid Lien on a Homestead in Texas

Filing a Valid Lien on a Homestead in Texas

Texas is a Homestead State, so before you start filing your lien, make sure you know what type of project you’re working on. It is imperative that you follow the specific steps put forth in Texas legislation if you want your lien on a Homestead project to be valid.

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