5 Tips For Gaining a Career in The Construction Industry

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The construction industry is a thriving sector that needs more workers to fill its growing needs. With the five tips shared in this article, you’ll be able to start building your future career in the construction sector. .

Why You May Need a Construction Accident Lawyer

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Lawsuits & Litigation construction accidents construction business construction career Construction Industry construction law construction law firmAfter the accident, it will be challenging for you to go through the legal proceeding alone.

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Sua Sponte Claim Construction

PatentlyO

On appeal, the Federal Circuit reversed, holding that “ Under the proper construction, the Vortek product does not infringe claim 27 either literally or under the doctrine of equivalents.” ” The problem with this decision is that neither party appealed claim construction. If not, what conditions must exist to overcome such waiver on claim construction. Olaf Sööt Design, LLC v. Daktronics, Inc. 2021).

THE CHELSEA'S CONSTRUCTION CRAZINESS

NewmanFerraraLLP

But, these days, certain internal struggles have set the Chelsea back from its former glory – with the building currently in construction limbo and ridden with claims of uninhabitable conditions and tenant harassment.

In Claim Construction: Module Means Means

PatentlyO

Rain and Samsung agree that this case comes down to claim construction. And, as typical, the patentee is attempting to thread the needle with a construction that is broad enough to be infringed, but narrow and specific enough to avoid invalidation. ” If you have been following patent claim construction over the past decade: You know that the focus here will be whether this “module” limitation invokes 35 U.S.C. § by Dennis Crouch. Rain Computing, Inc.

German court temporarily halts Tesla factory construction due to environmental concerns

JURIST

Tesla’s upcoming car factory in Germany might be delayed after environmental groups Thursday obtained a temporary injunction against construction. The factory, originally slated to be operational by July 2021, has been subject to litigation by environmental groups.

“Biden’s order to halt border wall construction is likely illegal, experts say”

HowAppealing

“Biden’s order to halt border wall construction is likely illegal, experts say”: Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times has this report

FCC Fine for Premature Construction of Radio Station – Don’t Construct New Facilities Without FCC Permission

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC has for decades prohibited the “ premature construction ” of broadcast stations – constructing new stations or new facilities for existing stations prior to the issuance of an FCC construction permit. But, last week, the FCC issued a Notice of Apparent Liability proposing to fine an LPFM station licensee $5000 for making changes in its station without prior FCC approval of its pending construction permit application.

“Court lifts injunction on CMP transmission corridor project; The appeals court said opponents of the project are unlikely to win a lawsuit seeking to block its construction”

HowAppealing

“Court lifts injunction on CMP transmission corridor project; The appeals court said opponents of the project are unlikely to win a lawsuit seeking to block its construction”: Edward D. Murphy of The Portland (Me.) Press Herald has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued Thursday

United States: Two's A Crowd: Prior Art In Design Patent Claim Construction - Jones Day

Mondaq

On April 15, 2021, the PTAB issued a Final Written Decision in the LKQ Corp. case finding a design patent claiming a vehicle fender panel unpatentable as obvious. IPR2020-00064, Paper No.

Smith Currie Announces New Managing Partner

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Business construction law construction law firm government contract government contract law Smith Currie“I am honored to be named Smith Currie’s Managing Partner and excited about what the future has in store for our firm and its personnel and clients,” said Nelson.

Canada: Elite Construction Inc. v. Canada – Compliance With Contractual Notice Provisions Is A Must - Miller Thomson LLP

Mondaq

In large-scale construction projects, delays to the schedule of completion are almost inevitable. Often, the delays to the project will result from circumstances outside of a contractor's control

FCC to Examine the Process for Awarding Construction Permits for New NCE and LPFM Stations – And Some of the Rules that Apply Once a New Noncommercial CP is Awarded

Broadcast Law Blog

One interesting item on the agenda was a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to change certain aspects of the criteria used to evaluate applicants for new noncommercial broadcast stations and LPFMs , and the operations of those new stations after a construction permit is issued. By forgetting to ask for tolling, these permittees can lose out on potential time in which to construct their new stations.

Should SCT Be Included in the DSM? Maybe. Maybe Not.

LegalReader

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May Regulatory Dates: Auction Applications for AM and FM Construction Permits for New Radio Stations, New DTS Rules, License Renewals and More

Broadcast Law Blog

Among other things, the FCC will begin the process of auctioning 140 construction permits for new AM and FM radio stations across the country. The Auction 109 window for “short-form” applications to participate in the auction of 136 FM construction permits and 4 AM construction permits began at 12:00 p.m. May is somewhat lighter on broadcast regulatory dates and deadlines than some recent months, but there are still dates to note.

What Clauses Should a Roofing Contract Include

LegalReader

Business builders construction general contractors roof roof damage roofsIn an ideal world, clients or general project workers would pay everything in advance.

FCC Media Bureau Repeats Warning About the Use of Temporary FM Facilities to Meet Construction Deadlines

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC’s Media Bureau this week released a decision denying the license applications of five new FM stations, and cancelling the construction permits for those stations. The Bureau states that the permittee must construct the station and file a license application demonstrating proper construction in a timely fashion. FM Radio General FCC expiration of FCC construction permits FM permit construction deadlines form 302 license application temporary facilities

When Can You Be Held Accountable for Drugs That Didn’t Belong to You?

LegalReader

Crimes constructive possession drug charges drug possession marijuana possession possessionSimply having control over drugs will get you in just as much trouble as having them in your pockets.

FCC Takes Hard Line on Efforts to Keep Alive Expiring Construction Permits for Both New FM Stations and Modifications of Existing Stations

Broadcast Law Blog

In the last month, the FCC has released two decisions dealing with efforts by holders of expiring FM construction permits to retain the rights to construct the technical facilities authorized by that permit beyond the expiration date of the permit. In one case , the FCC announced a policy that, from now on, the construction of temporary facilities will be insufficient to warrant the grant of a license application for a new station.

FCC Refuses to Grant Leniency on Construction of New Radio Station After Construction Permit Deadline - Cancels Permit

Broadcast Law Blog

When building a new radio station, the FCC gives broadcasters three years in which to construct. The deadline for construction can only be extended for limited reasons (referred to as circumstances that justify "tolling" of the permit) - for a short term equal to the period that an Act of God (e.g. While waivers of these deadlines are possible - they are very rare, and usually granted only where the completion of construction misses the deadline by a matter of days.

Canada: Constructive Dismissal Claim Resulting From Temporary Layoff Not Barred By Ontario COVID-19 Regulation - Gardiner Roberts LLP

Mondaq

In Coutinho v. Ocular Health Centre Ltd., 2021 ONSC 3076, Justice D.A. Broad of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed an employer's motion for summary judgment which sought the dismissal

NAACP Lawsuit Contends Parkway Project Negatively Affects Residents

LegalReader

Pennsylvania parkway project will unjustly affect Black residents, NAACP contends in new lawsuit.

$4000 Fine for Station That Forgets to File License Application After Completing Construction of Modified Facilities

Broadcast Law Blog

A $4000 fine was levied by the FCC on an FM station owner who failed to file an application for license after completing construction of changes authorized by a construction permit, finally submitting the license applicaiton about 4 years after that permit had expired. When a broadcaster receives a construction permit authorizing technical changes in a station’s facilities, in most cases, it has three years to complete construction.

Australia: When can you be liable, but not liable? Shoveller v Dak-Wal Constructions Pty Ltd (No 2) [2021] NSWSC 352 - Holman Webb

Mondaq

Even though breach of duty of care was found against two parties, only one was found to be 100% liable for the costs

UK: Technology And Construction Court Overturns Adjudicator's Decision On Grounds Of A Breach Of Natural Justice - Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Mondaq

Sudlows was engaged in 2017 by GSEL in a project to fit out and upgrade GSEL's specialist data centre located at East India Dock House in London

New Compliance Obligations for Real Estate Developers, Investors, Fund Sponsors

Gravel2Gavel

By Pillsbury's Construction & Real Estate Law Team. Construction Finance Distressed Real EstateThe Corporate Transparency Act creates a federal beneficial ownership registry for corporations, LLCs and “other similar entities.”

Biden Issues Executive Order to Halt All Construction on U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

LegalReader

Some critics say that Biden hasn't gone far enough to stop the last administration's eminent domain claims against local landowners. News & Politics border wall henry cuellar illegal immigration immigration Joe Biden Trump us-mexico border wall

Remember to Notify the FCC of the Completion of Construction of New Broadcast Auxiliary Station

Broadcast Law Blog

An FCC decision released today reminds broadcasters of the need to notify the FCC of the completion of construction of a new broadcast auxiliary station. Unlike a grant of authority to construct a broadcast station, where the new authorization is granted in the form of a construction permit, when the Wireless Bureau grants a new authorization, it is in the form of a license.

$7000 Fine for Radio Operator Who Builds Construction Permit But Forgets to File a License Application

Broadcast Law Blog

The failure to follow FCC filing rules when a station finished construction of new facilities under a construction permit will apparently cost a radio station $7000 according to a recent Notice of Apparent Liability released by the Commission's Media Bureau. Before a broadcast station can make most changes to its technical facilities, it must apply to the FCC for approval, which the FCC grants by way of a construction permit.

Strong Interest in FCC Auction for New FM Construction Permits

Broadcast Law Blog

93, which offers for sale 119 construction permits for new FM radio stations in various communities across the country. The FCC today released its further Public Notice in connection with FCC Auction No. Further details about the auction can be found in our earlier post here as well as on the Commission's auction page here.

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: April 17, 2021 to April 23, 2021

Broadcast Law Blog

In the week ahead, parties interested in participating in the FCC’s upcoming auction of 136 FM and 4 AM construction permits (Auction 109) can begin submitting their short-form applications (Form 175) on April 28 at 12:00 p.m. CALM Act construction permit for new FM station distributed transmission systems DTS FM auction foreign programming loud commercials NCE window Next Gen TV single frequency network

FCC Sets New Rules for Determining When New Tower Construction Triggers Financial Responsibility for Disrupting AM Station Antenna Patterns

Broadcast Law Blog

The rules for determining when construction of a new tower may cause a distortion of the pattern of a nearby AM station , and when the party building the new tower has a financial obligation to remedy any interference caused , were clarified by the Commission in an order released late last week. In this order, the Commission extends the reliance on this method to the resolution of complaints about new tower construction interfering with existing AM patterns.

FCC Asks for Comments on Extending Construction Permits for New Digital LPTV and TV Translator Stations Until September 2015 Digital Conversion Deadline

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC’s Media Bureau yesterday released a Public Notice asking for comment on a proposal to extend the construction deadline until September 1, 2015 for any construction permit for a digital LPTV station or a TV translator that will expire before that date. Comments on the proposal for the blanket extension of the construction deadline for these stations are due August 14, with replied due on August 29.

FCC Clarifies Rules on Extension of Broadcast Construction Permits Upon Sale to Qualified Entity

Broadcast Law Blog

As part of its order in it proceeding to encourage diversity in broadcast ownership , the FCC adopted a number of new rules , including a rule allowing parties holding construction permits for new broadcast stations to sell those permits to " qualified entities." " The buying qualified entity would then then get 18 months to construct the new station, even if the construction permit would otherwise expire in less than 18 months.

FCC Clarifies Rules on Extension of Broadcast Construction Permits Upon Sale to Qualified Entity

Broadcast Law Blog

As part of its order in it proceeding to encourage diversity in broadcast ownership , the FCC adopted a number of new rules , including a rule allowing parties holding construction permits for new broadcast stations to sell those permits to " qualified entities." " The buying qualified entity would then then get 18 months to construct the new station, even if the construction permit would otherwise expire in less than 18 months.

FCC Stops Processing Applications By "Eligible Entities" - No Extensions of Unbuilt CPs When Sold to a Small Business

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC issued a Public Notice announcing that it would immediately stop giving " Eligible Entities " an advantage in certain instances - most particularly the extension of construction permits for new stations that are close to their expiration dates. The 18 month extensions given to Eligible Entities have become an important way of saving construction permits about to expire when the original permit holder could not complete construction in the given 3 year construction period.

How lawyers can reengineer our profession from the bottom up

ABAJournal

Sometimes you just have to tear something down and start over again—like when you were a child and built a house of blocks or constructed