August 2017 Archives

Can I hire someone because he or she is attractive?

California employers have a lot to think about when it comes to hiring workers. They think about pay and benefits, and they want to be sure employees are capable of the job and are a good fit for the company. However, other factors may come into play during the hiring process, and they may have almost nothing to do with a person's work ethic.

ELD mandate may be very costly for carriers

California trucking companies are wrestling with the impending "electronic logging device" mandate. On Dec. 18, 2017, compliance with the ELD mandate will be required for all truck driving companies, and for carriers with large fleets compliance will be prohibitively expensive.

Resolving Construction Defect Allegations

Members of the construction industry are held to a high-standard of care when working on a project. This is true whether they are constructing a new project or remodeling an old one. These standards may cause the general contractor, subcontractors, architects, engineers, suppliers and the developer to be the subject of a construction defect claim. A construction defect lawsuit can carry severe damages, cause issues with the Contractors State License Board and your bonding company, and may even jeopardize your professional license. When faced with construction defect allegations, construction professionals need to take immediate action to protect themselves.

California Construction Contractor Sues for Breach of Contract

Here at Baker & Associates in Los Angeles, we represent construction-industry clients like contractors and developers in a wide range of business issues, including construction contracts. Construction contracts are extremely complex with provisions about project specifications, deliverable dates, delays, insurance, materials, financing and more.

Trademark Disputes Can Leave a Bitter Taste

Californians are no strangers to wine. Whether you drink it or not, you know wine is a massive industry that continues to grow. This growth may satiate wine lovers across the U.S. who thirst for more options, but it creates a problem for wineries who are finding it tougher and tougher to distinguish themselves in the marketplace.

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