Proper Placement of Construction Liens by Raleigh Subcontractors

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As of April 1, 2013, North Carolina Gen. Stat. § 44A-23 – the statute that sets forth the manner in which subcontractors can exercise lien rights on lien property – has been modified. In our first blog on this amendment, located here, we discussed the two methods for subcontractors to assert lien rights on property […]

Construction Site Accidents and the Completed and Accepted Doctrine

Most responsible contractors work hard to make construction sites safe, but there are also those contractors that are more worried about the bottom line than safety. The negligence of these few subcontractors can leave employees and passersby at risk for serious injury. North Carolina continues to follow the “completed and accepted work doctrine” that, for […]

Raleigh Construction Accident Injury Attorneys

Construction sites are dangerous places. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there are approximately 150,000 instances of a construction accident injury each year. In some circumstances, the injured party is a passer-by, but, more often than not, he or she is an employee of a contractor. We recently represented the estate of an individual […]

Subrogation Lawsuits by Homeowner’s Insurance Companies

Homeowner’s insurance policies provide coverage for a wide range of “occurrences,” including: fires, collapsing roofs, water damage from burst pipes, and other incidents which require thousands of dollars to remediate. If the homeowner’s insurance company believes it has paid on a claim where the occurrence was caused by the negligence of a contractor, it will […]

Successor Liability Against Shut-Down and Dissolved Small Businesses

In the construction industry it is fairly common to see subcontractors, general contractors, or builders shut their corporate entity down, only to emerge shortly thereafter as a new entity performing the exact same tasks, often from the same location, and with the same phone number. Joe’s Heating and Air becomes Joseph’s Heating and Air with […]

North Carolina Construction Site Wrongful Death Attorney

Construction site accidents are an unfortunate but relatively common occurrence in North Carolina. In many of these accidents, the injured party is an employee of one of the contractors. If the employee only suffers minor injuries, he or she will typically only pursue a workers compensation recovery. However, for more devastating construction site injuries and […]