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  • An Overview of Construction Liens in North Carolina

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    When contractors supply labor and/or materials on a construction project in North Carolina, they are entitled to timely and proper payment of said labor and/or materials. If they are not properly paid, construction contractors have one of the most valuable...

  • Five Tips for Preparing for Mediation in a Contract Dispute


    Litigating contentious contract disputes is expensive. Mediation is one of the best means of alternative dispute resolution that harnesses the efficiency of moderated communication and negotiations between parties. Mediation is cost-effective and helps preserve ongoing business relationships through compromise. North...

  • How to Handle an OSHA Inspection at Your Worksite

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    On January 12th, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced the new maximum penalties for 2023 that could be assessed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The maximum fine is now $15,625 per violation, for both serious...

  • The Most Common Causes of Construction Disputes in North Carolina (And How to Avoid Them)

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    The construction industry is complicated and can require the coordination of multiple independent contributors.  Avoiding disputes helps construction companies and contractors complete their jobs efficiently and profitably. Disagreements may arise for an array of reasons.  Whatever their cause, these disruptions...

  • Navigating the Complex World of Construction Litigation in North Carolina

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    Construction is one of the most important industries in North Carolina. According to data from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), construction contributes approximately $25.6 billion to the state’s gross domestic product (GDP) each year. It is also a...