Author Archives: Jimerson Birr

Construction Industry Webinar: You’ve stopped getting paid, now what?

“You’ve stopped getting paid, now what?” aired on Thursday, October 22, 2020. The webinar covered options subcontractors and suppliers can take upon nonpayment on a construction project. The presentation reviewed non-payment issues, and provided ideas for planning, due diligence, and … Read Full Post

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Construction Industry Webinar: Construction Delay Claims – Best Practices for Subcontractors

Construction Delay Claims: Best Practices for Subcontractors aired on Thursday, September 10, 2020. It provided legal insight and best practices to employ throughout a project to improve your chances of successfully bringing a claim for delay, disruption, or acceleration. This … Read Full Post

CATEGORY: Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Construction Industry Webinar: Lien Law for Prime Contractors

Managing Problem Construction Projects in Turbulent Times: Tools for Success is a multi-part education series designed for business owners and leaders in the construction industry. Part 4 of the series was geared towards general contractors, and provided insights and practical … Read Full Post

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Construction Industry Webinar: Bond Law for Subcontractors and Suppliers

Managing Problem Construction Projects in Turbulent Times: Tools for Success is a multi-part education series designed for business owners and leaders in the construction industry. Part 3 of the series covered bond law for subcontractors and suppliers, including payment bonds … Read Full Post

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Avoiding Wage and Hour Lawsuits in the Financial Services Industry

Wage and hour lawsuits under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) make up a significant percentage of employment lawsuits in the United States, and particularly in Florida. That trend holds true in the financial services industry, despite such lawsuits being … Read Full Post

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What are the Conditions Precedent (if any) to Perfecting a Claim to an Assignment of a Life Insurance Policy as Security Collateral for a Loan?

When lenders take life insurance policies as collateral for loans, they need to be aware of what needs to occur to place a claim in the event their borrower dies. Furthermore, in the event the collateral was pledged to multiple … Read Full Post

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Construction Industry Webinar: Liens and Protecting Your Right to Get Paid

Managing Problem Construction Projects in Turbulent Times: Tools for Success is a multi-part education series designed for business owners and leaders in the construction industry. Part 2, titled “Liens and Protecting Your Right to Get Paid,” covered Florida lien law … Read Full Post

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Construction Industry Webinar: Notice and Documenting of Claims

Managing Problem Construction Projects in Turbulent Times: Tools for Success is a multi-part education series designed for business owners and leaders in the construction industry. Part 1, titled “Notice and Documenting of Claims,” covered notice and documenting of claims; specifically, … Read Full Post

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What Insurers Need to Know about Florida’s Statute of Repose for Construction Defects

When can a construction CGL insurer finally breathe easy? The answer can be found in Fla. Stat. § 95.11(3)(c), Florida’s statute of limitations and repose for construction defects. The statute of limitations prohibits construction defect claims 4 years after the claim … Read Full Post

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Understanding the Difference Between Condominium and Homeowners’ Association Turnover

Previously, I published a blog reviewing when turnover occurs for a homeowners’ association only.  At first blush, one may conclude that condominium associations and homeowners’ associations would have the same or nearly identical requirements for when turnover occurs.  However, the … Read Full Post

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