What You Need to Know About Additional Insured Endorsements
By Gary Barrera, August 28, 2017
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A well-drafted insurance clause is an integral part of a construction contract because ..
Amid the Chaos, Trump Signs Executive Order Streamlining Environmental Permitting and Disbands Infrastructure Council
By Garret Murai, August 23, 2017
“Donald Trump” By Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0)
We’ve been trying to stay focused here at t..
Wendel Employment Seminar: Higher Than a Kite? Bringing the Workplace Down to Earth
By Garret Murai, August 16, 2017
If you’re in or near the San Francisco Bay Area and interested in learning more about workplace drug and alcohol policies come and join us in O..
Lease-Leaseback Battle Continues as First District Court of Appeals Sides with Contractor and School District
By Garret Murai, August 15, 2017
“For Lease” by Scott Hingst/flickr.com (CC BY 2.0)
Earlier, we wrote about Davis v. Fresno United School District (2..
In Supreme Court Showdown, California Appeals Courts Choose Sides Regarding Whether Right to Repair Act is Exclusive Remedy for Homeowners
By Garret Murai, August 9, 2017
Earlier, we wrote about an appellate court split concerning the Right to Repair Act (Civi..
The Metaphysics of When an Accident is an “Accident” (or Not) Under Your Insurance Policy
By Garret Murai, July 31, 2017
As an undergrad, I remember taking an introductory philosophy class. When we came to the chapter on metaphysics our professor asked what ma..
Insurance Attorney Gary Barrera Joins Wendel Rosen’s Construction Practice Group
By Garret Murai, July 26, 2017
Wendel Rosen’s Construction Practice Group welcomes a new member to our band of merry men (and women), Gary Barrera.
Gary, an insurance attorney, h..
The A, B and C’s of Contracting and Self-Performing Work Under California’s Contractor’s License Law
By Garret Murai, July 17, 2017
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The California Contractors State License Board issues ..
President Trump Issues Executive Order on Apprenticeships
By Garret Murai, July 10, 2017
Perhaps it was only apropos. This past month, President Trump, former reality show host of The Apprentice, signed an executive order calling for more money and a bigger ro..
AIA Releases Decennial 2017 Updates to its Contracts Suites
By Garret Murai, June 27, 2017
The American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) suite of design and construction documents are among the most popular industry form contracts. Every ten years the AIA review..