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Construction Law and Litigation

Our attorneys are regularly engaged in the construction processes throughout the southeastern United States. The Firm and its attorneys have been at the forefront of the resolution of construction disputes for both governmental and private interests. We regularly represent contractors, governmental entities, owners, developers, sureties, manufacturers and designers in all phases of the construction process, from document preparation through project close out and any resulting litigation. Simply put, there are no finer construction attorneys with more well-rounded experience in all phases of the process. Our attorneys are regularly engaged by both governmental and private interests to prepare construction documents, assist and advise in the procurement process, handle bid protests, provide advice and consultation during the construction of the project and provide any necessary arbitration or litigation services required to effect the project close out.

 

 

 

 

Recent News

The Middle District of Florida addresses the definition of “property damage” under a commercial general liability policy.

In Amerisure v. Auchter/Arch, Case No. 3:16-cv-407-J-39JRK (M.D. Fla. Mar. 27, 2018), the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida arguably expanded the definition of “property damage” under a commercial general liability (“CGL”) policy, following a seeming trend in federal court decisions in Florida.

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October 21, 2013
Recent Florida Trial Court Decisions Confirm the Narrow Liability of Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Sureties
Florida trial courts affirm the statutory intent of motor vehicle dealer bonds, which is to provide a modest sum for consumers to recover when dealerships go out of business and default in their obligations. 

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October 21, 2013
Chapter 558’s Notice of Claim Procedure – It May Trigger a Duty to Defend Under Your CGL Policy
The Florida Supreme Court recently answered a question that will impact for some time construction defect claims and those insurers called upon to defend them.  In the case styled Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance Company, 42 Fla. L. Weekly S960b, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the pre-suit notice and repair process set forth in Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, is a “suit” within the meaning of a commercial general liability policy.

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October 21, 2013