The Competent Person in All Construction

The Competent Person in All Construction by Richard A. Rice, PE Mutual Engineering Introduction The safety of construction workers for all construction activity in the United States is governed, at a minimum, by the laws propagated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The vast majority of OSHA laws address minimum/maximum distances, safety factors, …

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Why Georgia, why?: Georgia’s Minority View of Diminution in Value

Why Georgia, why?: Georgia’s Minority View of Diminution in Value Michelle A. Sherman,¬†Senior Associate Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins LLP Consider a typical scenario in which homeowners have submitted an insurance claim for water damage to their home. It is undisputed that the water damage is covered. The homeowners now claim that the value of their …

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