Your Responsibility for Worker’s Compensation May Extend Further Than You Think

09/27/2018Selman, Andrew P.

Workers’ compensation obligations may extend to cover individuals beyond those you consider to be your traditional employees. While this article considers such obligations under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act (VWCA), the consideration may be applicable in other states as well. Consult with an attorney licensed in your state to discuss the issue. One of the… Read more »

General Contractors: Important Licensing Considerations

09/26/2018Moss, Ashley G.

Businesses must become licensed before acting in a contractor’s capacity.  The ability to issue licenses serves an important function of protecting public safety by ensuring that contractors meet established minimum competency requirements.  When applying for licensure, important considerations include (a) where the work will be performed, (b) the type of work the contractor plans to… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Jean Stallard Appointed as Lead Mentor to 757 Accelerate Company

09/25/2018Stallard, Jean M.

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that Jean M. Stallard, Of Counsel to the firm, has been appointed to serve as Lead Mentor to TeamingPro, Inc., one of the five cohort companies in the inaugural 757 Accelerate Program. 757 Accelerate is a Hampton Roads nonprofit that runs a selective, mentor-driven startup program that provides promising founders… Read more »

Contractor Safety Continues to Improve, but Trends Continue

09/24/2018Lowenstein, Neil S.

Various aspects of construction are inherently unsafe. The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) therefore continues to maintain focus on the construction industry in an ongoing effort to alleviate workplace incidents. Part of that efforts includes inspection and citation for workplace safety violations. For fiscal year 2017 (October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017),… Read more »

The Mid-Atlantic Capital Sources Forum in Downtown Norfolk

09/13/2018Sterling, Michael L.

The Mid-Atlantic Capital Sources Forum™ will present a unique opportunity for business owners, private investors and professionals to hear directly from capital sources, including private equity firms and lenders, regarding their investment goals and directives. Hosted by Vandeventer Black LLP and sponsored by Virginia Community Capital, among others, this event will take place on November… Read more »