OSHA issued a new compliance directive outlining its inspection and enforcement requirements for the Emergency Temporary Standard put in place to protect healthcare workers from occupational exposures to COVID-19.
Is your additional insured clause valid? In a recent decision, a federal district court held that a broadly worded provision in a construction contract requiring one party to procure insurance, at its sole cost and expense, and name another party as an additional insured is void under the Louisiana Anti-Indemnity Act, La. R.S. § 9:2780.1(C).
Riess LeMieux recently partnered with Levelset to prepare a series of videos providing guidance to contractors on a host of topics. In this video, Jonathan S. Forester explains the importance of following the correct steps in the lien process.
Riess LeMieux is pleased to welcome new partner Brian Grubb to the firm. Brian brings to the firm extensive experience in construction and real estate development, business transactions, governmental relations and healthcare matters.
OSHA recently updated its COVID-19 advisory, stating that most employers "no longer need to take steps to protect their fully vaccinated workers who are not otherwise at-risk from COVID-19 exposure."
Riess LeMieux founding partner, Christopher LeMieux, will be speaking on the legal panel at the Louisiana Associated General Contractors 2021 Annual Summer Conference. Chris will address new cases and legislation affecting the construction industry.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently considered the burden required to defeat summary judgment on a claim brought under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 621-34.
OSHA changed its guidance that previously required employers to record adverse side effects of employees who are vaccinated. The new guidance, in effect until May 2022, states that the agency will not enforce the requirement to report COVID-19 vaccination side effects so as not to deter workers from getting vaccinated.
Riess LeMieux Construction Practice and Attorneys Ranked in 2021 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Riess LeMieux has been ranked in the 2021 guidebook, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Construction Law. Firm founders, Michael R. Riess and Christopher K. LeMieux were also recognized in the publication for their individual achievements in the area of construction law.