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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Financially Responsible Officer (FRO): The Responsibilities of Primary Qualifying Agents

November 30, 2018 Construction Industry Legal Blog

Under Chapter 489, Florida Statutes, primary qualifying agents are, typically, considered the main decision maker(s) of the business organization.  As a general rule for construction licensing, increased responsibility leads to increased liability.  Read on to find out what responsibilities primary qualifying agents have, what is a financially responsible officer or […]

What must be Disclosed When Selling Residential Property in Florida?

November 27, 2018 Florida Business Litigation Blog, Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

Every state has different requirements for what must be disclosed when selling residential property.  Some states don’t require any disclosure and some states require disclosure of facts that don’t tangibly affect the property, such as a murder or suicide.  In Florida, it has always been a violation of the law […]

Understanding the Process for Employee Sexual Harassment Claims

November 5, 2018 Florida Business Litigation Blog, Insurance Industry Legal Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Frequently our clients ask us general questions regarding the day-to-day operations of their business.  In order to prepare a client to form corporate policies reacting to sexual harassment claims, we first educate them on the process of how an aggrieved employee goes about pursuing a claim.  What follows is an […]

Reasonable and Effective Non-Compete Clauses from the Employer’s Perspective

November 1, 2018 Florida Business Litigation Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Specially trained employees are a valuable commodity in the business world, so keeping these skilled employees is of the utmost importance to employers. Many people have a skewed perspective of non-compete clauses as being unfair to the employee against whom it is being enforced. To address this sentiment, the Florida […]

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