The truly “self-employed” – has no employees working for him or her and is not an employee – are not subject to the OSH Act (the “Act”). Many people refer to themselves as “self-employed”. However, your idea of self-employment may be…
In my July 2, 2015 post, I highlighted certain reporting requirements imposed by the OSH Act (the “Act”) upon “covered employers”. “Covered employers” are those subject to the Act. The Act defines “employer” as “a person engaged in…
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
The past several posts have focused on risk management for design professionals. Today, I plan to illustrate another reason why you should beware of contractually undertaking a higher duty, namely professional liability insurance exclusions. Professi… Read More
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.
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.
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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