Tag Archives: Construction

NYC construction accidents, injuries and fatalities continue to rise sharply

The number of construction accident fatalities in New York City recorded by the DOB doubled during the first seven months of 2018 compared to the same period of 2017. The DOB data does not include fatalities from transit and roadway projects, as well … Continue reading

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The Federal Circuit on Claim Construction and Indefiniteness

In the recent case Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. T-Mobile USA, Inc., the Federal Circuit overturned a district court’s claim construction for reading in a limitation and upheld the district court’s invalidation for indefiniteness for including a subjective term. Claim … Continue reading

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How Does Legalized Marijuana Affect the Construction Work Site?

All employers face challenges in navigating issues surrounding legalized marijuana. For construction industry employers, the challenges are particularly difficult given the necessary emphasis on safety. Last week, I recorded a 90-minute webinar for Lorman addressing the issues construction employers face … Continue reading

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The Most Common Injury Causes on Construction Sites

Once you know and understand the most common causes of injury, you can do your best to avoid them. There are many good reasons to work in the construction industry, but unfortunately, they come with a cost. That cost is … Continue reading

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Why Miami Is So Vulnerable to Construction Defects

By David Haber, Esq. Miami’s unique real estate development market makes it particularly vulnerable to construction defects. A reliance on foreign buyers who are more tethered to the ups and downs of the economy makes the timing of construction in … Continue reading

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