• QUICK NOTE: NOTICE OF CONTEST OF CLAIM AGAINST PAYMENT BOND

      On private jobs where the general contractor has an unconditional payment bond, subcontractors, sub-subcontractors and suppliers need to serve a notice of nonpayment to preserve payment bond rights. Just like an owner can record a Notice of Contest of Lien to shorten a lienor’s statute of limitations to foreclose the lien to 60 days, a general contractor can record a Notic ...

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  • Do Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accidents?

    Red Light Cameras – Good or Bad Red light cameras have never been popular in the United States. Nobody likes to get a ticket in the mail for driving through an intersection when the light was yellow. There is something about red light cameras that intuitively seems unfair. The cameras are seen by many as a means of generating revenue.

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  • Pennsylvania Announces 2018 Average Weekly Wage

    by Karl Voigt Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor and Industry has announced the 2018 Statewide Average Weekly Wage. This figure serves as the basis for determining the maximum and minimum weekly Workers’ Compensation benefit rates in Pennsylvania. The figure has increased to $1025 from the 2017 average of $995.

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  • Who Designed This Site? Who Does Your SEO?

    I often receive emails and calls asking me questions like this, so I wanted to take a minute to tell you about the design and execution of what is now ChicagoLawyer.com. At the end of 2013, after practicing law for 10 years, my former law partner and I decided it was time to go separate ways. We had been using a local web design firm for years, but I was looking for something more.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • BEC Attacks to Exceed $9B in 2018

    Business email compromise is projected to skyrocket as attackers adopt sophisticated techniques to dupe their victims. Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are projected to exceed $9 billion in 2018. The attacks continue to become more sophisticated and fleece more money from U.S. businesses. How it works There has been an increase of computer intrusions linked to BEC sca ...

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  • Can I Sue an Uber or Lyft Driver After a Car Accident?

    Today, Uber and Lyft have become ideal alternatives for those in need of a ride. But, while these rideshare companies are a convenient alternative, they are not without their issues. Even the safest driver can get into a car accident. If you are injured in an accident while using a rideshare service, the question you’re probably asking is, “Can I sue an Uber or Lyft driver for ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Why Cyclists Are Facing More Dooring Accidents

    If you are a cyclist in an urban area, you probably dread the sound of a car door opening. All too often drivers and passengers open their doors without looking if the coast is clear. Cyclists are the most common victims of dooring accidents. Dooring accidents are a very real issue for bicyclists. More dooring accidents are occurring, news reports suggest.

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 12 readers -
  • Tech to Reduce Distracted Driving

    Deadly car accidents can happen due to any number of reasons. But, distracted driving is one of the most significant reasons for serious car accidents in the United States. Distracted driving can be completely avoidable, but unfortunately, drivers often take their safety for granted and ignore the basic safety precautions that can prevent a devastating accident.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • Distracted Drivers Pose a Serious Risk to Motorcyclists

    According to a recent study, distracted drivers cause about 16 percent of highway deaths—to say nothing of catastrophic injuries, which can leave victims paralyzed or fighting for their lives. If you like to ride a motorcycle, then you are particularly vulnerable to injuries from a distracted driver, so always practice smart defensive driving.

    Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 13 readers -
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