Category Archives: Construction Law

VOSH Jumps Into the Employee Misclassification Pool

Originally posted 2015-07-13 09:00:12. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe proper classification of workers by construction companies has been on the radar of the Department of Labor for both the US and Virginia governments for quite a while.  While most of the misclassification is innocent and not done to create issues, there have been enough instances…

Check Out the VBA’s New Construction Law Blog

The Virginia Bar Association has launched a great construction resource (to read along with Musings of course) for all of you construction attorneys out there.  My pals Scott Kowalski and Josh Johnson are the curators and driving force behind the effort.  Send to Kindle

Lead Paint Rule Update

Originally posted 2010-05-03 09:00:28. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe new lead paint regulations are all over the construction news these days.  I thought it would be helpful to you, as construction professionals, to put together some of the great analysis, legal thought, and opinion that I have found out here on the internet. Just this…

Considerations in Obtaining a Mechanic’s Lien in Maryland (Don’t try this at home)

Originally posted 2012-01-06 12:39:18. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday at Construction Law Musings I welcome Matthew Evans.  Matt is the owner of Law Offices of Matthew S. Evans, III, LLC located in Annapolis, Maryland.  He has practiced construction, real estate and land use law in Maryland and D.C. for thirteen…

Arbitration is Waivable (Even If You Don’t Mean To)

Originally posted 2009-02-04 13:00:00. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBe careful with how you act with arbitration clauses in your contracts. If you are not careful in how you act to enforce these clauses, you could find yourself stuck in court whether you like it or not. As I stated in a recent update to a…