If you ask a handful of fifth graders who Thomas Edison or Alexander Graham Bell were, it’s likely they will all know what these engineers are famous for. But chances are these grade-schoolers would not be able to name a single female engineer. Women have long played a significant role in engineering, many overcoming discrimination to bring some […]
Imagine waking up to see that your house is on fire—and then to find out later that the fire could have been easily prevented. The culprit: Your clothes dryer! According to the National Fire Protection Association, this common household appliance was the cause of more than 15,500 U.S. home fires in 2010.
If you’ve experienced a waterlogged basement or a septic tank disaster, then you know how valuable a good plumber can be. These trades-persons have been making society a cleaner and more pleasant place to live since the days of the Roman Empire. They’re responsible for installing and maintaining the systems that allow us to enjoy clean […]
Personal injury verdicts are more common than you would imagine since they encompass any kind of injury to the body or mind. Hundreds of lawsuits are filed every year for injuries that occur due to the negligence of another individual or organization. These types of suits always make for an interesting read.
Remodeling a building is a fun and exciting experience; at the same time it can transform living and working spaces in a big way. This is why building renovations are popular across the world. Here we’ve picked our Top 8 Most Expensive Building Remodels in History to inspire you to create your own residential remodeling […]
As a homeowner, you have a big stake in the safety and cleanliness of your neighborhood. Perhaps you own a home or condo that’s part of a community and that shares common amenities, such as a clubhouse, pool, sidewalks, utilities and more. How can you ensure that your community will be properly maintained and cared for?
Do you have a claims dispute with your construction contractor? Unsure how to go about it? First, you’ll need to understand what a construction claim is. It is a request for additional time and/or money made by the construction contractor due to a change in the terms of the contract.
Each year thousands of product liability claims are filed, which eventually lead to a plethora of settlements and verdicts being awarded to consumers who have been injured indirectly or directly by faulty or sub-standard products. These lawsuits, filed by consumers like you, require companies to maintain safety standards and spend more resources for product testing.