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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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Handling Difficult Clients in the Construction Industry

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Construction projects require adequate materials, excellent design and building skills, and strong knowledge of tools. They also require good communication skills. Clients can be difficult to deal with. Even if you have a solid contract in place, you could still get into disputes with clients who think they know what they’re doing. Some clients… Read More »

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Biggest Issues for Florida Contractors

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Being a general contractor is not an easy task. Managing a construction project can be a real headache. There are so many elements to coordinate. You have to rely on various subcontractors to help you get your project in order. You have to deal with clients who may be difficult to work with. You… Read More »

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Founding Partner Adam C. Linkhorst Lobbies on Behalf of the AGC

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Founding partner Adam C. Linkhorst was in Tallahassee the week of 11/13 lobbying on behalf of the AGC (Associated General Contractors). More About the AGC: The AGC Florida East Coast Chapter and the South Florida AGC equally fund, support, and comprise the Florida AGC Council along with our excellent state lobbying team MHD. Leadership… Read More »

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Overview of Materialman’s Liens in Florida

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

It takes many different players to complete a successful construction project, from architects and design professionals to the general contractor and subcontractors. Also in the mix are those that provide supplies without providing services. These are materialmen as defined by Florida construction law. Whether they furnish supplies to the owner, a GC, or lower… Read More »

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Founding Partner Adam Linkhorst Successfully Lobbies on Behalf of The Florida Associated General Contractors Council

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Founding partner Adam Linkhorst successfully lobbied on behalf of The Florida Associated General Contractors Council (Florida AGC Council) in support of priority bill for 2023 (SB 360) that has passed the Florida Legislature. This bill would help protect Florida contractors from abusive lawsuits and help stem the rising cost of construction for Florida consumers…. Read More »

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4 Facts About Certificate Of Occupancy Laws In Florida

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

For Florida contractors, the pending completion of a construction project is a welcome event and the end of a significant journey. Though you may have been receiving periodic payments for certain milestones, you are on track to get final payment and put another successful project in the books. However, there is one last requirement… Read More »

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Hurricane Ian Prompts Emergency Orders That Impact Florida Contractors

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

As Florida continues with recovery efforts after Hurricane Ian blasted through the state, officials are easing some of the requirements that apply to Florida contractors. On October 1, 2022, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) issued Emergency Order 2022-03 as part of the relief effort. By removing some of the limitations… Read More »

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Unlicensed Contractors In Florida: Criminal Charges And Civil Remedies

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Florida requires individuals in a wide range of professions to obtain proper licensing before they can legally engage in the activities covered by the license. These regulations exist to promote safety and accountability, so there are numerous provisions related to construction contractors. Violations of the law can lead to revocation or suspension in some… Read More »

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