IN THIS ISSUE: INSURANCE: Interpleading the Insurance Policy Limits in Nevada, CONSTRUCTION: Bidding Mistakes in Public Contracts
It is four o’clock on Friday afternoon and you have been working on your bid to the general contractor all day. The bid is due by five o’clock and you are finally ready to bring the numbers over from your workup sheet to the formal bidding form provided by the general contractor in his instructions to bidders.
It is not uncommon for an insurance company to be placed in a situation where multiple Plaintiffs initiate lawsuits based on injuries sustained from a single incident.
IN THIS ISSUE: FAMILY LAW: How to Help Your Children Get Through Divorce, CONSTRUCTION: Indemnity
Divorce is a time of turmoil for the entire family. Typically, parents have had time to prepare for and come to terms with the fact that the family unit will be dissolved.
IN THIS ISSUE: CONSTRUCTION: Seller Beware: Disclosing Construction Defects and Lawsuits in the Sale of a Residence, FAMILY LAW: “Can I Move Away With My Children?”
The old saying “let the buyer beware” is of little relevance to California real estate transactions. If you are contemplating the sale of your home in California and have had construction defects or a prior lawsuit involving defects in your home, you should be aware of the basic disclosure requirements under California law.
During a divorce, parents are forced to rearrange their lives, and significant changes are often inevitable. Amongst these changes, parents who are divorcing usually make the decision to move because they can no longer afford to live in the same area.
Indemnity is a concept that causes most lawyers and judges to cringe, and causes some clients to cry. Why? Because it is a concept that has almost nothing to do with whether you did something wrong. Instead it usually has everything to do with whether you signed a contract or other legal document where an indemnity provision was lurking.
If you have any employees that receive commissions as part of their compensation package, you need to be aware of a new law that went into effect as of January 1, 2013. AB 1396 amended California Labor Code section 2751.