Articles Posted in Litigation

When negotiating construction contracts for either residential or commercial projects, there are several key provisions that should be given careful attention. The following is a list some of those provisions that should be carefully considered before signing the contract. Attorneys like us who are experienced in drafting, negotiating, or litigating construction contracts should be consulted […]

558 Notice Requirements Navigating the world of construction defects and 558 notice requirements can be tricky for both plaintiffs and defendants. Florida Statute 558 governs the rights and obligations claimants must follow prior to filing a construction defect lawsuit against the parties responsible for the original construction.  Generally, the statute provides that a claimant must […]

Most people have an extremely negative reaction when they learn that they, or their business, are being sued. There are some things to consider doing in order to avoid making a potentially costly mistake when faced with a lawsuit. First, take a deep breath. Next, read the tips listed below to assist you in avoiding […]

Something bad has happened. Your customer has breached the contract by failing to pay. Your business partner has stolen money from the business account. You have been fired. You have gotten into a car accident. Your cousin has stolen money from your elderly uncle’s bank account. All bad things right ? After you are done […]

Until recently, there has been some debate on this litigation question caused by the interpretation of some Courts that a Florida judgment is subject to a five year statute of limitations. However, the Florida Supreme Court, in Salinas v. Ramsey, 2018 WL 549183 (2018) recently considered this question and came to the conclusion that a Florida […]