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License Defense

We defend contractors in licensing disputes on both a local and State level. We respond to Department of Business and Professional Regulation investigations and argue before the Construction Industry Licensing Board and Electrical Contractors Licensing Board on behalf of contractors. We also defend architects, engineers and other design professional in front of their governing boards. The types of claims we defend include complaints based on misallocation of funds, judgments relating to the practice of construction, renting your license, abandonment of a project, improper licensure, failure to obtain a permit, fraud, negligence and failure to notify DBPR of prior criminal convictions.

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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.
02/18/2019

PRESS RELEASE: Cotney Construction Law Welcomes Attorney Ric Asfar

Tampa, Florida, February 18, 2019 – Cotney Construction Law, LLP is delighted to announce that attorney Richard N. “Ric” Asfar has joined our firm as...
02/14/2019

OSHA Flying into the 21st Century with Drones

Early last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the start of an all new approach to its safety inspections—through drones. Since its...
02/14/2019

In the Midst of an Opioid Crisis, Employers Should Update Employee Manuals

Many employers have a zero-tolerance policy directed at illegal drugs, but most do not have a prescription drug policy in place. Taking prescription drugs is...

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