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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 ...
We are proud to announce that Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG)® (FICG®) and Shooters Gauntlet, LLC will be hosting our 3rd annual Next EVOLUTION machinegun shoot at the Shooters Gauntlet on June 2-3, 2018, in celebration of the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and Article 1, Section 21 of the PA Constitution.
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.
Money can buy many things. When a lawyer and client have a dispute, such as a client’s claim for legal malpractice, money often can buy “peace.” And when clients and their lawyers settle such a dispute, it is common for the parties to agree by contract to dismiss—or refrain from filing—a civil complaint. But a lawyer’s ability to buy peace from a complaining client has ethical boundaries.
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.
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.
Staver Law Group represented a woman who was driving with the right of way when another driver failed to yield when making a left turn and ultimately caused a collision. She sustained multiple injuries, including numerous disc protrusions and herniations, which resulted in severe nerve root compression.
When a car accident injures you, you may receive compensation for some of your injuries. This compensation is called damages, and you can receive damages for both economic and non-economic injuries. Texas law allows you to receive several kinds of non-economic damages, but every situation is different.
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 ...
On January 16, 2018, Wyoming County President Judge Russell Shurtleff, specially presiding, issued an Order unsealing a December 13, 2017 Decision and Order in the John Doe, et al. v. Monroe County, et al. case, which granted a preliminary injunction against the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and Sheriff Todd Martin in relation to their unlawful license to carry firearms (LTCF) requirements.
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 ...
If you lose a family member because of the negligent actions of another person or entity, you may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of your loved one. In order to know exactly how wrongful death settlement amounts are determined, it’s important to learn what you may be entitled to receive after your tragic loss.
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.
Today, January 18, 2018 new website accessibility requirements (such as screen reader compatibility for hearing and sight impaired) for federal websites became effective. The U.S. Access Board in a published final rule updating accessibility requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act became effective today.
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.
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.