Construction defect lawsuits

Documentation Can Save You in Construction Defect Lawsuit

Document retention is the key Every week the media publishes at least one news story about construction defect lawsuits, pending construction defect legislation, or changes in current state laws. No matter what the laws are in your jurisdiction, the most

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Social Media and libel claims

Social Media Posting and the Risk of Libel Lawsuits

Whoever’s writing the social media posts for a business is responsible for keeping things professional. This can be difficult given the provocative images and stories, political rants, and false information that fills everyone’s newsfeed. These often trigger inappropriate responses by

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Discrimination lawsuits

Beware Most Common Types of Discrimination Lawsuits

Businesses must be aware of the most common types of discrimination lawsuits in order to guard against costly discrimination actions which can result in not only significant legal defense costs, but also in large settlements or adverse verdicts.. According to

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Drone and insurance claims

Drone (UAV) Use on Construction Sites

Their benefits in risk management and marketing It didn’t take long for the construction industry to figure out just how helpful drones can be. These unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) offer financial and safety benefits to both the builder and the

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Cybercrime on the Rise

Small businesses increasingly vulnerable to data breaches It’s no secret that cybercrime is on the increase. Unfortunately, the news headlines about big business and government hackings are only the tip of the iceberg. Small to mid-size businesses represent the highest

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Construction defect

Construction Defect Lawsuits Increasing Nationwide

It’s likely that all contractors will eventually be named in at least one lawsuit Just like everything else, buildings have lifespans. The ancient ruins of Rome and Greece prove that. Regardless of the construction methods or materials, all structures are

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2-factor authorization

2-Factor Authentication for Business Online Account Protection

You go to a lot of trouble to protect the business you worked hard to establish and grow. Maybe you’ve installed an electronic security system, conducted background checks on your employees, employed security guards, or even have guard dogs on

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Small business insurance

New Employee vs Independent Contractor 6-Point Test

New internet economy requires new test The U.S. Department of Labor has published a 6-part test to help guide employers in classifying workers as independent contractors or employees. The guide is a result of the the shift in demand for

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Employee Theft

Small Businesses and Employee Theft

Losses to business can be staggering Business owners want to trust their employees, especially those who have been on board for years and have become “part of the family.”  The 2015 Hiscox Embezzlement Watchlist  revealed that smaller companies suffer the

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The impact of dog bite claims by homeowners

Dog Bites Leave Scars on Cost of Homeowner Claims

When man’s best friend is a liability If you’ve been considering dog training for the family pooch, now might be the time to enroll – the cost of a class could save you thousands of dollars. Approximately 1,000 people in

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