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Recovery in the Wake of Hurricane Michael Part 2

Hurricane Michael ravaged Florida’s Panhandle and parts of Georgia and Alabama in early October resulting in over $3 billion in damages. The powerful storm picked apart cities and towns with high-velocity winds, torrential downpour, and moderate flooding. Now that the storm has passed, local governments are seeking assistance to help afflicted areas recover. Our Tallahassee […]

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Recovery in the Wake of Hurricane Michael Part 1

Hurricane Michael is the latest hurricane to sweep through the southeastern United States resulting in catastrophic damage to Florida, Alabama, and Georgia. Research firms currently believe that Michael caused between $3 billion and $5 billion worth of damage, but earlier models and predictions have projected as much as $13.4 billion in damage. Now that the […]

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Is Your Construction Site Safe From a Hurricane? Part 4

Hurricane Michael was one of the strongest hurricanes to strike the United States in the last fifty years. When a Category 4 or Category 5 hurricane makes landfall, it can devastate entire cities and put the citizens’ lives in peril. In this four-part series, a Florida construction lawyer is discussing the necessary steps a contractor […]

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Is Your Construction Site Safe From a Hurricane? Part 3

Every Florida resident has intently stared at the television when there is a hurricane alert. Construction professionals are also aware of the fluctuating nature of storm patterns. When and where a hurricane will make landfall can be difficult to predict until it arrives; however, it’s critical that your site is prepared well in advance of […]

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Is Your Construction Site Safe From a Hurricane? Part 2

When a storm is on the horizon, construction professionals must be prepared. In this four-part article, the Jacksonville construction lawyers at Cotney Construction Law are discussing hurricane preparedness. In the first part, we discussed developing a safety strategy to ensure you and your crew are prepared. In this section, we will cover some other tasks […]

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Is Your Construction Site Safe From a Hurricane? Part 1

With devastating winds of over 100 miles per hour, storm surges that elevate over ten feet, and heavy rainfall that floods city streets and entire neighborhoods, when a hurricane is heading for landfall, everyone in the area needs to be prepared. For construction professionals, you must act swiftly and ensure your construction site is secure […]

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Post-Florence Contracting Opportunities in North Carolina Part 2

Hurricane Florence blasted North Carolina with winds of over 100 miles per hour as the immense storm stretched over 300 miles to cities like Wilmington, which experienced over 30 inches of rain in just three days. The Category 2 hurricane laid waste to many areas of North Carolina. Now the Tar Heel State will move […]

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Post-Florence Contracting Opportunities in North Carolina Part 1

In the wake of Hurricane Florence, many areas of North Carolina need disaster relief assistance. In this brief article, an Asheville construction attorney will discuss ways that contractors can get involved in hurricane relief projects that eliminate threats to public health and safety and improve communities in the Tar Heel State. In this section, we […]

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What You Should Know About FEMA Contracting After a Hurricane Part 2

Rushing to secure contracts in the aftermath of a hurricane might seem like a win-win for contractors and owners, but jumping into private contracts being funded by FEMA grants could be a costly mistake if you don’t consult a Greensboro contractor attorney first. FEMA grants are intended to make homes and businesses safe and sanitary, […]

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What You Should Know About FEMA Contracting After a Hurricane Part 1

In the wake of a hurricane, construction companies are often eager to seek opportunities with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA is responsible for helping communities recover in the aftermath of a hurricane by installing temporary blue tarps on roofs to keep families dry, funding restoration efforts, and more. You might be interested in […]

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