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Can a Client Sue a Late Contractor?

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

As a contractor, you know that delays are common in the construction industry. There’s always something holding up the project. Maybe permits are taking forever to get approved. Perhaps the materials you ordered are now on backorder. Maybe there is miscommunication with the client. Or perhaps poor weather such as rain and snow is… Read More »

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Types of Fraud Crimes

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Many people engage in crime to make money. Because of this, fraud is a popular crime. Fraud involves deceit and misrepresentation for personal gain. There is a wide range of crimes that can be classified as fraud. People may defraud government agencies as well as financial institutions. Fraud is taken seriously because it often… Read More »

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Design Defects Vs. Workmanship Defects

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

In an ideal world, all construction projects would go smoothly. Unfortunately, though, defects can occur. These defects can be costly and ruin a project. Construction defects come in two forms: design defects and workmanship defects. Design defects refer to flaws in the design of a building. Designs are usually checked extensively for problems before… Read More »

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How Women Are Changing the Construction Industry

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

The construction industry has changed a lot in the past few years. One major change has been the addition of women in the workforce. This has been a huge step towards progress but it has also created a huge number of challenges. Having women join the male-dominated field has been a godsend. The construction… Read More »

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Why Technology May Be Hindering Jobsite Safety

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Safety has become a key area of focus for construction companies in recent years. With workplace accidents, injuries, and fatalities on the rise, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has become more stringent with rules and fines to ensure construction workers are safe while working on job sites. Many companies are turning to… Read More »

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Cash Flow Issues in the Construction Industry

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Remodeling or building homes from the ground up is a great way to make money. But in the construction industry, the general rule is that in order to make money, you need to spend money. This can be a struggle if you don’t have a lot saved up or access to credit or trade… Read More »

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Florida Mechanic’s Liens FAQs

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Working in the construction industry can be frustrating. Contractors and laborers may do a lot of work on a property, only to face payment issues from customers. They may refuse to pay simply because they’re short on money or maybe they have an invalid reason. It does not matter. A person who has performed… Read More »

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Florida Bill to Decrease Protections for Minor Workers

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Teens have a lot to worry about. High schoolers are dealing with puberty, boyfriends and girlfriends, and thinking about college. They should not have to worry about the possibility of being put into unsafe situations and work and possibly getting seriously injured or killed. Unfortunately, serious workplace accidents are a real possibility for Florida… Read More »

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Outdated Construction Contracts

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Are you using the most current construction contracts? If you’re not sure, you better double-check because there could be dangers in using outdated contracts. A Supreme Court decision proved this. The court found an arbitration provision unenforceable when the contract stated that all claims “shall be submitted to arbitration before the Southern Arbitration and… Read More »

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What is an Act of God?

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

The construction industry can be complicated due to the processes and terminology involved. One thing that is common in construction contracts is mention of an “act of God.” An act of God typically refers to an unforeseeable event that is beyond the control of the parties involved in a construction project. Acts of God… Read More »

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