Category: Legal Insights
Mitigating Risks of Material Price Increases
As many contractors and subcontractors within the Southwest Florida construction industry are aware, material demand and prices have and continue to increase, while delays in receiving materials have been equally plummeting...
June 1, 2023 Share This
Indemnification Between Contractor and Subcontractor — In Florida, there are two general categories of indemnity: A common law duty of indemnity where one party is constructively or vicariously liable for the actions of...
April 26, 2023 Share This
Is Non-Performance Permitted? The Impact of Coronavirus on Construction.
Attorney George W. Gift, III recently co-authored an article in the July 2020 issue of The Dirt – The Official Publication of the Lee Building Industry Association. The article addresses the impact of Coronavirus on...
July 8, 2020 Share This
Can Homeowner Associations Restrict an Owner’s Ability to use Property as a Vacation Rental?
Many Homeowners Associations attempt to restrict its owners’ ability to use their property as vacation rentals through business restrictions and lease pre-approval requirements. However, vacation rentals are not...
April 24, 2018 Share This
Beware of the Ticking Clock for Latent Defects!
One of the common issues being encountered today in the residential construction setting are claims for latent or hidden construction defects. A latent construction defect can generally be categorized as a defect which is...
December 9, 2016 Share This