One hundred and sixty-nine legal actions were taken against both licensed and unlicensed contractors after the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) conducted three undercover sting operations and 46 sweep operations around California. Read more.
Remember that it is illegal for contractors or subcontractors to accept or pay referral or “kick-back” fees in order to secure construction or remodeling projects. Violators may face fines or disciplinary action against their license. More information.
The legal process can be bewildering. This is sometimes because the attorneys fail to educate their clients about the nature of the legal system, and why things happen the way they do. Cross & Associates goes to great lengths to educate its clients in the legal process. Read more.
Listen to the IAQRadio episode of July 23, 2010, featuring a discussion of recent legal developments in the restoration industry, hosted by Cliff Zlotnik and Joe Hughes.