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Options When an Owner Causes Construction Delays

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

As the adage goes, time is money. This certainly holds true in construction projects, where delays can pose not only a time issue, but significant financial expenditure as well. If managed properly, construction projects are similar to a well-oiled machine, but delays are often seen as a common occurrence in this work. Common delays… Read More »

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When Are Contractors Entitled to Disruption Damages?

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

For a contractor, commencing a construction project provides multiple rewards. In addition to collecting payment for the project, upon completion, the contractor will also have something that it can point to and say “That’s something we did” should another property owner ask. In essence, each construction project becomes a contractor’s calling card. As a… Read More »

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Concurrent Delay in Construction Contract Disputes

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Construction delays, while not inevitable, are not totally uncommon. Weather issues, for example, can cause many construction projects to be delayed for an unspecified period of time. Unfortunately, whatever the cause of the delay, since work must be stopped, there is a cost – not just financial, but also in the fact that the… Read More »

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Proving Delay Claims

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

One of the most important, but difficult, tasks of a general contractor is to ensure that every aspect of a construction project runs on schedule. An experienced general contractor understands that the more efficient a construction project progresses, the less chance there will be for complaints by the property owner, and the greater chance… Read More »

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Options When a Construction Company Violates a Warranty

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Having construction work done on a property requires a lot of trust be put in the contractor. In many cases, the project is completed according to the specifications and within a reasonable time. In some cases, however, this trust is shattered when the contractor does not fulfill his/her requirements under the contract. Retaining the… Read More »

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Requirement to Build or Improve a Residence in Florida

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Deciding to build or renovate a residence is the easy part, and, in a way, so is the construction or renovation. The difficult part lies primarily in the middle of those two steps – obtaining construction permits. As anyone who dealt with any government office, interaction with a government entity can be frustrating. Regardless,… Read More »

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Filing a Complaint Against a Contractor

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

When a property owner wishes to build a new structure or renovate to an existing building, he/she must enter into a construction contract with a contractor, which, if done correctly, delineates all the rights and responsibilities of each party. Retaining the services of an experienced construction law attorney, and, especially, one with experience in… Read More »

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Issues Related to Change Orders in Construction Contracts

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Negotiating a construction contract should be done with a thorough analysis of all possible permutations, as well as the expected consequences. In cases in which construction contracts do not proceed as smoothly as expected, it is a welcome relief to have a plan for responding in the construction contract to avoid disagreement. Retaining the… Read More »

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Adam Linkhorst (top left) was sworn in (again) as a board member and general counsel for the AGC Florida East Coast Chapter

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

On Wednesday, February 20th, Adam Linkhorst (top left) was sworn in (again) as a board member and general counsel for the AGC Florida East Coast Chapter.  The 70th Annual Meeting & Installation of the Board was attended by 100+ members and guests which was located at the Hilton West Palm Beach.   Linkhorst & Hockin,… Read More »

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Linkhorst & Hockin, PA was a proud sponsor for the Jupiter Environmental Research and Field Studies Academy (JERSFA)

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Linkhorst & Hockin, PA was a proud sponsor for the Jupiter Environmental Research and Field Studies Academy (JERSFA).  The event was held at Jupiter High School.  The firm has sponsored their annual 5k fundraising race for the past 5 years.

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