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Influence of the Slavin Doctrine on Contractor and Designer Liability

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

A contractor, or a designer, who agrees to design or construct an edifice for another also expressly or impliedly warrants to design or build the edifice with a degree of quality, effectively ensuring that the final product will be operable for the purpose which it was built, with no defects. If defects become apparent,… Read More »

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What Counts as an “Action” in Construction Defect Cases?

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

In an effort to reduce unnecessary and frivolous litigation, ensuring that only legitimate construction defect claims proceed to trial, the Florida Legislature enacted a law that requires each construction defect matter to go through a pre-suit procedure. Retaining the services of an experienced construction defect attorney, with specific knowledge of the Florida Law relating… Read More »

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Who is Liable for Specific Construction Defects?

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Moving into a new house is an exciting time for the homeowner. From deciding on paint colors and carpet textures, homeowners usually make many decisions to customize their new homes to their particular tastes. In some cases, homeowners may be able to make various decisions on the construction of the house. Since many homeowners… Read More »

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Ensuring Your Contractor is Licensed

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Engaging a contractor is not as simple as it may seem. Although contractors, in an attempt to make things appear simple, will provide a property owner, with a standard construction contract, most of these are written in terms that favor the contractor. Before signing, it is imperative to retain the services of an experienced… Read More »

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Firm Attorney Adam Linkhorst Attends Interfaith Solidarity Vigil Against Anti-Semitism and Hate

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Attorney Adam Linkhorst and family attended the Interfaith Solidarity Vigil Against Anti-Semitism and Hate on Tuesday, October 30th.  Temple Beth Am, Jupiter First Church, St. Peter Catholic Church and the Jewish Federation Of Palm Beach County held these event in Jupiter.  #prayforpittsburgh #pittsburghstrong #togetheragainstantisemitism   

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Letters: PBC Mayor McKinlay’s apology to Adam Linkhorst was gracious

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

In #MeToo era, woman must support each other Boynton Beach Vice Mayor Christina Romelus’ now public email which stated that Palm Beach County Mayor Melissa McKinlay’s apology weakened her stance for women is wrong, rude and unfounded. (″County mayor receives backlash for apology to attorney who made Kavanaugh comments,″ Wednesday) It came across as… Read More »

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Palm Beach County takes ‘historic’ step in addressing gender/race disparities

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Tears were shed, apologies were given and fiery words were spewed. But, “history” was made at Tuesday’s Palm Beach County Commission meeting, Vice Mayor Mack Bernard said. Related: Attorney compares county vote on disparity to Kavanaugh hearings Commissioners unanimously approved, on final reading, new rules to address race and gender disparities in county contracting…. Read More »

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Attorney Linkhorst compares county vote on disparity to Kavanaugh hearings

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

The resolution over the contentious battle on county contracts being awarded to minority-owned businesses took a step forward this week — but not before the discussion turned testy once again. County commissioners gave initial approval Tuesday to new rules to address race and gender disparities in county contracting. But Associated General Contractors of America… Read More »

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Triggering a Construction Defect Insurance Claim

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

When a property owner, developer, or association discovers a construction defect in a particular project, the first step typically taken is to notify the general contractor of the defect. Once this occurs, the general contractor will usually notify any subcontractors that worked on the specific area containing the defect, while also informing its commercial… Read More »

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Types of Legal Claims for Construction Defects

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Owning a house or a building typically produces a sense of accomplishment that one’s hard work and struggle has come to fruition in the form of ownership of real property, something much more difficult to attain elsewhere. Having a structure built to the owner’s specifications provides an additional sense of accomplishment. In the majority… Read More »

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