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Contractors vs. Subcontractor: Who is Responsible?

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The construction transactional relationship between contractors and subcontractors can be quite complex when dealing with issues of negligence liability as well as injury to workers or third parties.  Parties who seek to protect their interests can utilize a few legal strategies to avoid unwarranted liabilities. One way is by using a construction agreement to… Read More »

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HOW TO AVOID PAYING TWICE AS AN OWNER DURING A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN FLORIDA

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Imagine one morning you wake up and are drinking coffee in your new kitchen with the finest European appliances accompanied with the deepest deep blue granite with beautiful custom tile floors. You begin to think that you perhaps may have spent a little too much money on the kitchen, however, you’ve done your research… Read More »

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Avoid Unenforceable Construction Liens

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Florida law permits contractors to file a claim against a property for work completed or for services furnished for which payment has not been made.  The law is a rigorous one with strict filing deadlines and notice requirements. Contractors who do not follow the timing and notice requirements may be headed for forfeiture of… Read More »

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LOSS OF CONSORTIUM CLAIMS IN FLORIDA

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In Florida and many other states, loss of consortium is a legal phrase connected to personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. Loss of consortium is a cause of action that family members of a person who is permanently injured or killed as a result of another party’s negligence may pursue. A surviving spouse, parents, children… Read More »

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OSHA Enforcement and Florida State Construction Safety Laws

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Construction is one of the most dangerous occupations.  Workers are faced with daily dangers that cover a wide range of hazards including danger associated with falling items, falls, electricity, equipment, among many other hazards that are present on construction sites.   The law that governs construction site safety in the United States are the federal… Read More »

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Attorney Brendan A. Sweeney of Sweeney Law, P.A. Featured in the December Edition of the Broward County Bar Barrister, Current Issues Facing Broward County Court With the Honorable Robert W. Lee

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Broward County is Florida’s second largest county with a population just under two million people, and the caseloads are among the highest in the state. Judge Robert W. Lee, as the presiding Administrative Judge of Broward County Court, has his finger on the pulse of everything that is going on with the thirty-two Judges… Read More »

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INADVERTENT DISCLOSURES, ONE PARTY’S MISTAKE DOES NOT ALWAYS CREATE AN ADVANTAGE

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PRIVILEGE AND CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail is covered by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. 2510-2521 and is legally privileged. The contents of this e-mail message and any attachments are intended solely for the party or parties addressed and named in this message. This communication and all attachments, if any, are intended to… Read More »

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Breach of Contract Under the UCC

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Contracts made in the context of selling goods are treated differently than contracts made for services and other intangible transactions. The contracts made for the sale of goods are governed by the Uniform Commercial Code.  The Uniform Commercial Code is a standardized set of laws and regulations for transacting business in the sale of… Read More »

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TRANSFORMING APARTMENT BUILDINGS INTO CONDOMINIUMS IN FLORIDA

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Condominium conversions have and continue to be a popular segment of the housing market in Florida. Basically, a condo conversion is the process in which rental buildings are converted into condominiums. However, many prospective buyers are unaware of the unique peculiarities established by condo conversions. Florida Statutes – Chapter 718 Condominiums – Part IV Conversions… Read More »

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Bond Claims in Construction Law

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In the construction industry, there are legal mechanisms to ensure that deliverables are met and are met on time.  The mechanism of the surety bond is one such means of ensuring that the deliverables of the construction project are fulfilled.  In definitional terms, a construction bond is a type of surety bond used by… Read More »

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