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Florida Construction Law

Thermochromism and Construction Design

Although the term “thermochromism” isn’t a household name, it may one day be incorporated into the design of many of our homes. As Florida construction attorneys, we are always interested in the newest or most innovative designs that are being integrated into projects. After all, what’s considered an unorthodox design concept today may be a […]

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Should You Use a Joint Check Agreement? Part 2

There is no denying that joint check agreements are common in the construction industry. Owners, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers primarily use them for greater peace of mind regarding payments and liens. In part one of the article, our Ft. Myers contractor attorneys discussed joint check agreements and their benefits. In this final section, we will […]

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Should You Use a Joint Check Agreement? Part 1

The construction industry is notorious for payment issues. Will a joint check agreement secure your payment interests? They could, but how safe are they? In this two-part article, our Ft. Myers construction lawyers give an overview of joint check agreements. We will discuss some of their benefits as well as the factors you should take […]

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Construction Defects and Spoliation of Evidence Part 2

Imagine, while knee-deep in a new project, receiving a call regarding an issue with a building you were in charge of a couple of years ago. While discovering defects in work completed long ago can be a hassle, dealing with a spoliation claim exacerbates the issue. Spoliation of evidence is a continuous concern in construction […]

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Construction Defects and Spoliation of Evidence Part 1

Given the abundance of residential and commercial buildings being built and remodeled across the nation, construction professionals must stay aware of potential defects that occur during the design or building phase of a project. Once a defect is found, contractors, subcontractors, architects, or engineers must be careful about how they proceed with remedying the defect […]

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Ways Your Business Can Prosper in a Highly Competitive Construction Market Part 4

At Cotney Construction Law, we know that in the construction industry there is power in finance. Our law firm wants our construction clientele to have success in every aspect of their business. That’s why we offer a variety of legal services that bolster the business of construction professionals. If you need assistance with any legal […]

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Ways Your Business Can Prosper in a Highly Competitive Construction Market Part 3

In this four-part article, we are discussing several financial aspects of the construction industry. In the first and second sections, we educated you on how to analyze spending patterns and determine your company’s annual profit margin. In this section, we will discuss a few more critical areas of finance that construction professionals need to consider. […]

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Ways Your Business Can Prosper in a Highly Competitive Construction Market Part 2

Every business owner needs to keep the financial aspects of their company top of mind. Afterall, if revenues drastically decline this year will your company be able to survive? Adversely, if business is booming it’s important to know your profit margin to help determine the short-term and long-term fiscal goals of your company. As Orlando […]

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Ways Your Business Can Prosper in a Highly Competitive Construction Market Part 1

As any construction professional knows, the recession greatly impacted the industry in the late 2000s to early 2010s. Although the construction sector is still experiencing a labor shortage problem because of this past economic decline, most established companies have seen significant fiscal improvements annually for some time now. As Orlando construction lawyers, we are obviously […]

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What You Need to Know About Change Orders Part 6

Construction disputes can occur for a variety of reasons. When adjustments need to be made to a project, disputes only become more prevalent and often result in the need for a Fort Lauderdale construction lawyer. In this six-part article, in sections one, two, three, four, and five, we covered everything you need to know about […]

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