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  • CONSTRUCTION LAW: Revisions to Business & Professions Code Affect Unlicensed Contractors
    Previously, California law required that a contractor must be duly licensed contractor at all times while working on a contracted project to receive compensation. California courts interpreted this statutory provision as a means to deny any payments to ...
    Posted By J. Kevin Moore
  • CONSTRUCTION LAW: Public Contract Bidders Cannot Pursue Claims for Intentional Interference With Prospective Economic Advantage
    Between 2009 and 2012, defendant outbid plaintiffs on 23 public works contracts to apply slurry seal coating on various roadways in Southern California counties. Plaintiffs jointly sued defendant in all of those counties for intentional interference with ...
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  • CONSTRUCTION LAW: CSLB Announces New Forms and Fees for Contractors
    The California Contractors State License Board ("CSLB") has announced that it is issuing new, interactive forms to help simplify the application process to obtain a contractor license and to aid licensees who need to amend or update their licenses. CSLB ...
    Posted By Poole & Shaffery, LLP
  • CONSTRUCTION LAW: CSLB Announces New Forms and Fees for Contractors
    The California Contractors State License Board ("CSLB") has announced that it is issuing new, interactive forms to help simplify the application process to obtain a contractor license and to aid licensees who need to amend or update their licenses. CSLB ...
    Posted By Poole & Shaffery, LLP
  • Fourth Appellate District Strictly Construes Time Limits of the Right to Repair Act
    Builders, when confronted with insufficient notices of claim under the California Right to Repair Act (S.B. 800 or Civil Code Section 895, et seq .), have been faced with a dilemma of either respond to the notice and start the timing considerations of the ...
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  • Court Further Explains Exceptions to Privette Doctrine in Context of Construction Accident
    When affirming the trial court's granting of summary judgment in favor of a general contractor under the Privette doctrine, the California Second Appellate District further upheld the general rule in California that an injured employee of an independent ...
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