Construction Litigation. Legal news and articles for February 22 - 22, 2012

Business Reality And The Law: Equal Issues For Experienced Counsel19 courthouse employees sue Broward saying building made them illNY high court refuses to expand labor law in rulingNew York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Crane ...Obtaining an occupancy licenceBaumgartner Law Firm Opens Austin, Texas OfficeDistrict Judge Cecilia Altonaga handles a varied caseload as drug cases no ...New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Crane ...Baumgartner Law Firm Opens Austin, Texas OfficeUS Supreme Court declines to hear Arlington case about accessibilityThe Law Firm Alonso Krangle LLP Launches Investigation of Birth Defects ...Hawaii's Longest Serving Active Federal Judge - David Ezra - Moves to Senior ...GOP candidates make cases in SidneyAnti-Walmart Group Hires Attorneys to Investigate Suit Against RetailerJustice Scalia on religious freedom

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Pa. town ponders councilman's arrest in old murder
Fox NewsFebruary 4, 2012

Public records show that in 2006 a building company sued Hopkins, who owned a construction company. The building company recovered a $52654 judgment for unpaid bills and legal fees. Bridgewater Council President William Rains told the Beaver County ...more »

Arundel takes aggressive stance on environmental violations
Baltimore Sun (blog)February 5, 2012

By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun An Anne Arundel County waterfront landowner and a contractor accused of doing work without a permit have been hit with financial penalties and probation in the first two cases brought under the county's aggressive ...more »

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Business Reality And The Law: Equal Issues For Experienced Counsel
Metropolitan Corporate CounselFebruary 22, 2012

Working in the gang unit revealed some of the realities they don't teach in law school, such as handling belligerent witnesses and understanding the real perils of inner-city street dynamics. Prosecuting these complex cases with uncooperative and ...more »

19 courthouse employees sue Broward saying building made them ill
Sun-SentinelFebruary 22, 2012

"I was a politician for 10 years. I know what politics is all about," Campbell said. "This case is about peoples' health." The county is under pressure to move ahead with construction to replace the decaying building, which continues to spring leaks.more »

NY high court refuses to expand labor law in ruling
Legal News LineFebruary 22, 2012

"It is apparent from the text of Labor Law § 240, and its history confirms, that its central concern is the dangers that beset workers in the construction industry," Smith wrote. "It is true that we have rejected the idea that Labor Law § 240 applies ...more »

New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Crane ...
Albany Times UnionFebruary 22, 2012

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on the crane accident at the WTC site. A crane cable snapped on Thursday dropping a load of steel approximately 40 stories. A truck was crushed but no one was injured in the construction ...more »

Obtaining an occupancy licence
Rundtownnews.co.ukFebruary 22, 2012

For those construction cases built without a building permit and where the Administration fails to act within the time frame allowed by Law (normally 4 years) to start a legalisation and penalty process, the property built illegally and against the ...more »

Baumgartner Law Firm Opens Austin, Texas Office
Houston ChronicleFebruary 22, 2012

Personal injury attorney Greg Baumgartner is pleased to announce the opening of a satellite office in Austin, Texas, with a practice focused on semi-truck and complex personal injury litigation. In addition, the Baumgartner Law Firm, LLC, ...more »

District Judge Cecilia Altonaga handles a varied caseload as drug cases no ...
Miami TodayFebruary 22, 2012

She began her law career clerking for a federal judge in Miami, where she became acquainted with judicial responsibilities. Ms. Altonaga went on to become a practicing attorney, dealing with commercial and construction litigation.more »

New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Crane ...
PR Web (press release)February 22, 2012

A truck was crushed but no one was injured in the construction accident. The New York construction accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm have handled all types of construction accident cases over the past 30 years. This incident provides a reminder of ...more »

Baumgartner Law Firm Opens Austin, Texas Office
PR Web (press release)February 22, 2012

In addition, the Baumgartner Law Firm, LLC, provides legal help in the practice areas of wrongful death lawsuits, dangerous product cases, construction accidents and DWI accident cases. The new personal injury law office is located at 42 East Ave., ...more »

US Supreme Court declines to hear Arlington case about accessibility
Fort Worth Star TelegramFebruary 22, 2012

Frame's case now returns to district court to determine which sidewalks are accessible and which are not, Ferleger said. He added that Arlington must decide whether to start repairing the sidewalks or spend more tax dollars on litigation.more »

The Law Firm Alonso Krangle LLP Launches Investigation of Birth Defects ...
PR Web (press release)February 22, 2012

Attorneys Andres Alonso and David Krangle, founding partners of Alonso Krangle LLP, a national law firm focused on fighting for the rights of serious personal injury victims, announce the launch of an investigation into alleged Zoloft birth defects, ...more »

Hawaii's Longest Serving Active Federal Judge - David Ezra - Moves to Senior ...
Hawaii ReporterFebruary 22, 2012

The state of Hawaii has no capital punishment law in place, which makes the death penalty trial Ezra will oversee this September all the more controversial. The case involves an Army soldier, Naeem Williams, who is charged with murdering his 5-year-old ...more »

GOP candidates make cases in Sidney
Sidney Herald LeaderFebruary 22, 2012

He returned to Montana in 1997 to join the family construction business in Bozeman. On Friday, the Montana native warned America is at risk of a collapse because of forces within the country. An almost $16 trillion debt and a gap in the ratio to debt ...more »

Anti-Walmart Group Hires Attorneys to Investigate Suit Against Retailer
Patch.comFebruary 22, 2012

The attorneys were involved in a failed community fight, including several lawsuits, against a Walmart that opened near Savannah in 2004. By Jonathan Cribbs A logo used by Good Growth DeKalb, the local group of residents fighting the construction of a ...more »

Justice Scalia on religious freedom
The HillFebruary 22, 2012

Citizens may not ignore those laws because religious doctrine is not above the law of the land. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) commits the sin the court forbids, arguing on “Meet the Press,” “the charities and the hospitals, they don't enforce doctrine, ...more »

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