Represented the defendant-property owner. Plaintiff was seeking perfection and enforcement of a materialman’s lien. Drafted and filed motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim. The case was voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff.
Counseled several entities on OSHA standards and regulations, particularly with respect to site construction, cranes, steel erection and concrete construction. Advised clients of their obligations thereunder, such as the preparation of safety programs.
Drafted and negotiated a steel erection subcontract for a university student services building. Drafted subcontract for a steel erector performing erection services for an automotive dealership. Reviewed and edited an electrical subcontract for a national chain store tenant build-out, and counseled the subcontractor on the consequences of executing a pre-construction lien waiver.
Prepared pre-lien notice and filed verified statement of lien for electrical subcontractor performing work on a series of commercial buildings, resulting in payment to the subcontractor without further action.
Represented the landlord in drafting and negotiating long-term leases for commercial/industrial facilities for tenants – one of which is a Fortune 500 company – involved in various types of manufacturing.
Design professionals should not agree to meet certain performance criteria or otherwise impose upon themselves an elevated standard of care, particularly in light of numerous professional liability insurance exclusions. But the exclusions don’t end… Read More
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Throughout his career, Alabama attorney and professional engineer Jacob W. Hill has been involved in various roles in the construction industry — from laborer to design engineer, superintendent, and project manager. He is experienced in the managem… Read More
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