Attorney Hilary Flint Morgan Joins Trent Cotney, P.A.

Trent Cotney, P.A. Announces the Hiring of Attorney Hilary Flint  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Trent Cotney Elected Treasurer of WCRCA

Trent Cotney Elected Treasurer of the West Coast Roofing Contractors’ Association FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

What Constitutes a Violation of the Building Code?

In construction defect disputes, owners, developers, and associations, often times assert a claim against contractors for a violation of the building code. Such a claim is authorized pursuant to Florida Statute s. 553.84. This inevitably brings up the question of who determines whether an asserted defect, error, or omission constitutes a violation of the building…

Case Law Update: Mid-Continent Casualty Co.

A recent 5th DCA decision further clarified a reoccurring issue in construction litigation cases involving insurance companies.  Commercial general liability (“CGL”) policies typically contain a section called “Supplementary Payments ” section that generally states as follows: Insurer will pay, with respect to any claim we investigate or settle, or any “suit” against an insured we defend:…

OSHA Interview Questions

Many contractors are  weary when OSHA comes to interview their employees.  Part of the concern is inevitably over the uncertainty of the process; however, there are some items that most contractors can expect.  The OSHA inspector will without hesitation ask your employee if they have been trained on fall protection.  The inspector will ask very…

Trent Cotney, P.A. Named 2015 Leading U.S. Construction Law Firm

Trent Cotney, P.A. Wins the DealMakers 2015 Global Award for Leading U.S. Construction Law Firm of the Year.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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