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.
Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal Rules Pre-Suit Notice under Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, is an “Action” for Purposes of the Statute of ReposeOn September 12, 2018, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal rendered its opinion in Gindel v. Centex Homes, et al., which will impact construction defect litigation, and particularly the application of the ten-year statute of repose to construction defect cases. In Gindel, homeowners sought to recover damages from their homebuilder for alleged construction defects in their homes. The homeowners closed on and took possession of their homes in March 2004. In February 2014, they served on the builder pre-suit notices of defects pursuant to Chapter 558, Florida Statutes. Several months later, in May 2014, the homeowners filed suit against the builder. October 21, 2013
Five Mills Paskert Divers Attorneys Listed in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America
Five Mills Paskert Divers attorneys selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.October 21, 2013