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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.
12/05/2019

Workers' Comp Insurance Rate Cut Effective January 1

On November 6, Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier issued a final order approving a 7.5% decrease for Florida workers’ compensation insurance rates.  The rate cut...
12/05/2019

Don’t File Suit in the Wrong Court – Jurisdictional Changes Coming January 1

Changes in Florida state law and the Florida Rules of Procedure will be effective January 1, 2020, changing where a variety of court actions are...
12/05/2019

Local Licensing Laws Challenged

Local licensing laws have historically been difficult to navigate.  Ranging from licenses that are not identified in Florida Statutes such as masonry or counter-top installer...

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