Preparing Your Incident Reports

Be Careful What You Put In Writing: Preparing Your Incident Reports All construction companies throughout Washington and Oregon have (or should have) detailed safety plans. In case of an injury, property damage, or a near miss on a jobsite, most safety plans include a standard accident or incident report that is filled out by the [...]

By |2015-09-29T18:42:55+00:00November 4th, 2013|Construction, Contracts|Comments Off on Preparing Your Incident Reports

When “Substantial Completion” Means Actual Completion

Do you know when your last project was substantially complete? Most contractors would probably agree that substantial completion is not actual completion. A recent Oregon Court of Appeals case, however, shed light on the meaning of “substantial completion” under Oregon’s statute of repose (ORS 12.135) for construction claims. A statute of repose is similar to [...]

By |2018-03-22T19:21:40+00:00August 7th, 2013|Business, Construction, Contracts|Comments Off on When “Substantial Completion” Means Actual Completion