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January 17, 2020

Resolving Disputes During Construction Projects Without Litigation

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During the construction process, there are a variety of issues that can lead to disputes among the various parties involved. While litigation will sometimes be necessary, it will often be in all parties’ best interests to resolve the issue expediently with minimal costs and delays. Depending on the circumstances involved, there are a number of ways to informally resolve disputes during construction; and, in almost all cases, taking action promptly at the first sign of a dispute (or potential dispute) will provide the greatest opportunity for an out-of-court resolution. Read More

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September 30, 2019

Investigating Personal Injury and Premises Liability Claims on Construction Sites: What Do Companies Need to Know?

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Accidents on construction sites can expose property owners, builders, contractors, architecture and engineering firms, and other companies to substantial liability. While working to avoid accidents is often the best way to minimize risk, there are strategies for mitigating liability once an accident has occurred, and asserting a successful defense typically starts with conducting a thorough investigation of the plaintiff’s claims. Read More

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June 21, 2019

Ensuring Clear Title in Commercial Real Estate Transactions

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Buying commercial property in Florida involves issues that are both similar to and unique from the issues involved in residential real estate transactions. One of the similarities – and an issue that is often overlooked in both commercial and residential transactions – is the importance ensuring clear title to the property. Read More

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January 5, 2018

Florida Supreme Court Finds Chapter 558 Construction Defect notice is a

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The Florida Supreme Court's recent ruling in Altman Contractors, Inc., v. Crum and Forster Specialty Insurance Company, could cause insurers to re-write their duty-to-defend provisions of their Commercial General Liability policies.

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