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Tenth Circuit Holds that the False Claims Act’s Materiality Requirement Has Teeth in Granting Summary Judgment to Government Contractor Defendant
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

On April 22, 2016, in a decision issued before the Supreme Court’s Escobar opinion, the Tenth Circuit addressed the question of what a relator must


Florida Now Accepting Active Duty Military Experience When Granting Construction Licensure
  • Jimerson & Cobb P.A.
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

The Legislature deems it necessary in the interest of the public health, safety, and welfare to regulate the construction industry in Florida. As a


Construction Contractor Faces Manslaughter Charge in Worker’s Death
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

A New York man and two construction companies he owns have been indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the death of an employee who plunged


View from Proskauer: Building and Construction Industry Employers and Pension Plans Take NotePotential Unforeseen Assessment of Withdrawal Liability
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

Employers in the building and construction industry enjoy the benefit of unique rules that considerably limit the circumstances under which they are


Self-Insurance Offers Subcontractors Immunity from Tort Claims
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

Be aware that the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that self-insurance offers GCs and subcontractors immunity from tort claims brought by injured


OSHA confined space standards extend to construction industry
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

The primary goal for employers at construction worksites -as well as at industry worksites in general - is to protect the health and safety of the


Silica Final Rule Announced; Will Take Effect on June 23, 2016 with Staggered Compliance Dates Thereafter
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2016

On March 24, 2016, OSHA announced its final rule covering protections for workers exposed to respirable silica dust. The final rule will: Reduce the


Kentucky OSHA to consider lowering fall protection trigger height
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

The Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board will consider amending the state's rule, 803 KAR 2:412, at its annual meeting on May 10 at


Navigating Ohio's Prompt Pay Statute
  • Brouse McDowell
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

Ohio’s Prompt Pay Statute (O.R.C. 4113.61) provides substantial incentives for general contractors and higher-tier subcontractors to pay their


OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule: Compliance Clock Ticks While Legal Challenges Mount
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its final rule on "Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica" (the