No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

When an engineer agreed to help out a fellow professional whose license to practice had been revoked, he didn’t bargain on becoming the subject of disciplinary proceedings. He had assumed the role of engineer of record on two ongoing…

Ready, set, go: Statutes of Limitations

Statutes of limitations set out the time frame for bringing a lawsuit. File after the established time and you’ll be out of luck. It is therefore important to properly analyze the facts of your claim so you can select and calendar the…

Lien On: Elements of a Lien

Those involved in the construction industry know that there are specific requirements for the filing of a mechanic’s lien.  One involves time; another the amount.  Both were addressed in a recent case pitting a builder against the…

Hedging your bet

We’ve all seen those plants and tree limbs which extend beyond someone’s property. What if that foliage obstructs traffic signs or blocks a driver’s view of an intersection? Is the property owner then liable for any resulting accident?…