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General Contractors Could be Found Liable for a Subcontractor's Injured Employee

The case of Gaytan v. Wal-Mart sets a new precedent Read more

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6 Do's and Don'ts To Keep Out of Court

A veteran attorney's advice to reduce your risk of litigation Read more

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Are You Unknowingly Breaking the Law?

Ignorance of the law is no excuse to break it! Forbes has 10 of the most common ways new businesses get into legal hot water. Read more

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Is Flood Insurance a Racket?

Companies handling flood insurance claims after Hurricane Sandy are being sued for fraud in federal court Read more

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District Attorney OKs Nominal Lumber Descriptions

As long as you meet NIST standards, you can call a 2x4 by its name in California Read more

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Shop at Home Depot? Check Your Credit Card Statement

60 million cards might have been stolen—including your company's Read more

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Lowe's $1.6M Settlement Lists 2x4 Labeling Requirements

Advertisements must include 'actual dimensions' alongside 'common description' Read more

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‘Unlawfully Advertised’ 2x4s Cost Lowe’s $1.6M

Calif. judge orders settlement over building product dimensions Read more

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Lowe's Settles for $9.5M in Class Action Wage Suit

Retailer accused of 'misclassifying' HR managers in violation of FLSA provision Read more

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U.S. Appeals Court Reinstates Controversial Lead Paint Ruling

Boy poisoned by lead paint may sue paint manufacturers, say judges Read more

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