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Suretyship

Our lawyers are some of the most experienced surety attorneys in the nation. With a total of more than 80 years of combined suretyship representation, they offer a full range of services to the industry. The Firm represents most of the premier sureties in the country and has engaged in international representation when requested. The services provided range from simple advice on payment and performance bond claims to complex financing, takeover and tender problems on large projects. We regularly assist our surety clients with pursuit of their indemnity rights and pride ourselves on useful, efficient and practical advice in these situations.

Frequently, our representation of sureties requires litigation of technical construction issues.  Our attorneys have developed considerable expertise with such matters that allows us to effectively advocate and resolve disputes.

 

 

 

 

 

Recent News

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 Repose

On 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.  

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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.  

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October 21, 2013