Does a laborer have lien rights?

You may be surprised to learn that a laborer is actually given a lot of leeway under Florida lien law, having to comply with the least amount of statutory prerequisites to enforce his or her lien. Why's that? For one, a laborer need not…

Copyright Your Construction Plans

Is there such a thing as copyright infringement on a set of construction plans? Yes there is. Courts have found that an original design of a building embodied in any tangible medium of expression, including plans or drawings, is subject…

How to Sell Repossessed Equipment

You decide to sell some of your spare equipment. Because the buyer can't afford to pay the full purchase price in a lump sum, you agree to accept a promissory note calling for monthly payments over a couple of years. You even go so far as…

Drones in Construction

You had to know it would only be a matter of time before we would see drones flying over construction sites. After all, drones have quickly transitioned from being play things for the well-heeled to professional aircraft used by…

Licensed to Work [INFOGRAPHIC]

We can all see the signs of a healthier construction economy - more concrete trucks on the road, more houses being remodeled, and more customers at neighborhood Home Depots. But with this surge in construction comes the inevitable…