Hard Hat bLAWg
Welcome! The HardhatbLAWg is a construction-focused blog with an emphasis on the law, authored by Reese J. Henderson, Jr. Esq.
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If a construction dispute arises and is not resolved, it often results in a lawsuit being filed. Because lawsuits are expensive and can take years to resolve, this gave rise to “alternative dispute resolution” or ADR. ADR is shorthand for any method to resolve a dispute more quickly and efficiently than litigation. Mediation is aContinue reading “Mediation vs. Arbitration: What is the Difference?”
Building Code violations are a serious matter under Florida law. The Florida Building Code was enacted in 2002 to promote the protection of “public safety, health, and general welfare for all the people of Florida”. Owning a property with building code violations exposes the owner to significant liability. First, there is the liability for the codeContinue reading “What Happens When My Property Has Building Code Violations?”
As noted in my “notices to owner” posts, companies performing work under the general contractor – for example, an electrician, plumber, roofer, etc. – are required by Florida law to deliver a “notice to owner” to the owner providing their contact information, what work they did and the name of the company they contracted withContinue reading “Notices of Commencement”
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