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The outcome

HOUSTON - One knock on the door and the family trade answered for Juan Carcano who says, “I grew up around paint all my life.” His father and uncle would refinish antiques back then. Carcano’s uncle started painting houses and he helped his uncle when he would get out of high school....

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07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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From garage to growth

HOUSTON - When Al Hendee founded Hendee Enterprises Inc. from his garage in 1965, he did not imagine a simple idea of fabricating a filter for a rail car would evolve into the company it is today....

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Still the one

HOUSTON - Keith Lamb knew plumbing was “the one” for him the instant he was introduced to it....

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Oh, the iron-y

HOUSTON - The irony of Jim Campbell owning Mustang Metal & Supply is definitely not lost on him....

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Solutions in sawdust

HOUSTON - For Nelson Alexandre, a problem isn’t an obstacle; it’s an opportunity for a solution....

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06/29/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Need paint? You Vette

HOUSTON - Stanley Jean came to Houston from Louisiana in 1971 on a Greyhound bus. Now, the owner of Jean’s Painting and Remodeling rides in style in his 2017 Corvette....

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Legal - Emerging risk—Misappropriation of pay application proceeds under a factoring agreement

AUSTIN - The explosion of factors in the construction industry has exposed a legislative gap in the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act (the “Act”). The Texas Legislature created the Act as a remedial measure to ensure that contractors, subcontractors, and materialman are paid for their work to improve real property. The Act imposes a fiduciary duty on contractors and subcontractors who are paid directly under a construction contract. These co...

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01/30/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA electronic injury reporting

AUSTIN - In 2017, OSHA began collecting OSHA 300A data from employers that are required to maintain the OSHA injury illness log and have 20 or more employees. Employers in certain NAICS codes who must submit data electronically are listed here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.html...

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Insurance - Third Party Over Actions required by written contract

HOUSTON - What is one of the most common types of construction claim arising from on-going operations? It’s called a “third party over action”. As an example, subcontractor’s employee is injured on the job, makes a workers’ compensation claim, but is dissatisfied with the benefits provided. Subcontractor’s employee is prohibited from suing his/her employer due to the exclusive remedy rule of workers’ compensation, so that employe...

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Accounting - Passing down your family business

SAN ANTONIO - Last month we talked about retiring from your business and the succession planning it requires. This month, I’d like to focus on keeping the business in the family. Is it your dream to pass your business down to a son, daughter or another family member? Maybe your dream is for several heirs to one day run the business together?...

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