NAHB Attorney David Crump To Speak At The Home Builders Association

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The National Association of Home Builders Attorney David Crump will speak at the Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Mr. Crump will present a 90 Minute Law School that is designed to explain in layman’s terms basic legal concepts that are important to those in the home building and remodeling industry, and best practices to avoid liablity.  The presentation will be custom crafted to reflect our state laws.

  Topics that will be discussed are liability climate, contract concepts, warranties, mechanics lien law, business management, copyright law, alternative dispute resolution, etc.

The presentation is open to the public.  For more information contact HBAGC at 624-9992.

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Roy Exum: ‘The Right To Bear Arms’

As the worldwide debut of the much-anticipated “Hacksaw Ridge” is set for next weekend, it didn’t take long for the anti-gun fanatics to decry “a war movie.” Mel Gibson, the director of the film that focuses on a conscientious objector Desmond Doss who refused to bear a weapon but saved an estimated 75 lives, was asked about America’s gun problem as he toured to promote the film. ... (click for more)