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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Trent Cotney is AAA Construction Mediator, Florida Supreme Court Circuit Civil and Appellate Mediator, and a Department of Business and Professional Regulation Condominium and Homeowner’s Association mediator. He has mediated a variety of disputes involving commercial and construction matters both informally and formally through the mediation process. In addition, Mr. Cotney is a member of AAA Panel of Construction Arbitrators and a Qualified Court-Appointed Arbitrator that specializes in arbitrating construction disputes. Cotney Construction Law provides all alternative dispute resolution services at fixed rates with no required hourly minimum and no cancellation fee.

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01/26/2018

OSHA Update: New Year, New Direction?

Based on a significant shift in leadership, many are speculating on possible changes to OSHA’s practices enforcement  going into 2018.  Given the current administration’s reputation for opposing regulation, some believe that OSHA will start to favor compliance rather than enforcement.
01/17/2020

You Can’t Fake a Lawyer’s Demand Letter

When a dispute emerges on a construction project, the demand letter is the first tool contractors employ to resolve disputes without needing to resort to...
01/17/2020

Worst-Case Scenario: The Construction Contract

General contractors and subcontractors alike can find themselves in a difficult position as a result of their construction contracts. When delays, defects, and disputes emerge...
01/17/2020

What Mistakes Could Your Construction Contract Be Hiding?

The construction contract is king. It’s the single most important determiner of how projects, payments, and disputes play out. Despite the importance of a contract,...

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