Advise & Consult, Inc. | September 28, 2015 Many insurance carriers often provide their insureds with a list of “preferred” vendors that are able to perform repair work on their home or property when a covered loss has occurred. While these lists, and how to get on these lists, can vary greatly from carrier… Continue reading Is Faulty Work by “Preferred” Vendor Covered by Carrier?
Advise & Consult, Inc. | September 25, 2015 Construction is an inherently a dangerous occupation and construction injuries are going to happen despite increased awareness and OSHA requirements and penalties. During the 2013 year, there were 4,585 deaths on the job with 828 of those deaths from the construction industry, which is just over an… Continue reading Construction Injuries and the “Fatal Four” Causes of Death
Advise & Consult, Inc. | September 24, 2015 A construction contract is now more and more frequently being written to include liability waiver clauses. These clauses are also growing in diversity as to which clause will limit the liability of each party included in the contract. Lawsuits involving design professionals have been trending upwards for a… Continue reading Construction Contract Design & Construction Liability Waivers
Eugene Peterson | Advise & Consult, Inc. | September 23, 2015 A good construction estimate can be an effective tool in resolving construction related disputes. Conversely a bad construction estimate hinders the resolution process. There are 7 specific points relating to construction estimates being used in dispute related litigation, that if understood, will help attorneys… Continue reading Construction Estimates For Attorneys: 7 Things You Need To Know
Advise & Consult, Inc. | September 21, 2015 As construction estimate expert witnesses, many of the cases that we are involved in don’t necessarily revolve around the construction defect or property damage itself, but what the cost of the repairs will be. If anyone has ever gotten multiple estimates for any type of work, you know… Continue reading Quality Construction Estimates Help Stop or Avoid Disputes