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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Spoliation of Evidence: When Does an Individual or Business Have an Obligation to Preserve Evidence?

July 31, 2019 Florida Business Litigation Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

When litigation arises, parties to that litigation need evidence to prove their cases.  In many instances, non-parties may have documentary evidence to support and/or refute the litigants’ positions in that lawsuit.  But, what is a non-party’s obligation to preserve evidence and not be the subject of a claim for spoliation […]

Why an Exclusive Venue Provision (Forum Selection Clause) is Vital for Small Business Contracts in Florida

July 29, 2019 Florida Business Litigation Blog, Hospitality Industry Legal Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

An exclusive venue provision, or commonly referred to as a forum selection clause, is an integral part of every small business contract.  Including an exclusive venue provision in a small business contract is extremely important for a small business that provides labor, materials or services to clients located in different […]

The Top Five Do’s And Don’ts of a Subcontractor Pass Through Claim

July 24, 2019 Construction Industry Legal Blog

An all too common situation on construction projects involves subcontractor claims for additional costs caused by the owner.  These can often involve differing site conditions claims, claims related to design errors or omissions by the owner’s design professionals, or owner-caused delays.  In these instances, the subcontractor has no direct contractual […]

Three Vital Small Business Contract Provisions That You Cannot Live Without – From a Florida Litigator’s Perspective

July 22, 2019 Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

A large part of my practice involves litigating contract disputes on behalf of small businesses.  I frequently receive inquiries from small businesses that are looking to enforce their contracts.  More times than not, the small business has a poorly drafted contract that was either drafted by the small business itself […]

Checklist of What to Include in Your Florida Articles of Incorporation

July 15, 2019 Florida Business Litigation Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Florida Law requires that any new company wishing to incorporate in the state of Florida file articles of incorporation with the Florida Department of State.  The articles of incorporation is the document that establishes the formation of the company.  If you are forming a new company seeking to incorporate in […]

The Public Procurement and Bidding Process in Florida

July 1, 2019 Construction Industry Legal Blog, Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

For many companies, the award of a single public contract can help cement long-lasting relationships that may result in years of continuing business.  Therefore, it is important for companies of all sizes to know and understand the requirements and bidding process in Florida when bidding on a public procurement contract.  […]

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