Changes to Chapter 558

CHANGES TO CHAPTER 558. In 2003, the Florida Legislature enacted Florida Statutes, Chapter 558 (“Chapter 558”) commonly known as Florida’s Construction Defect Notice and Opportunity to Cure law. Considering the often high cost of…

Falling Construction Debris

News flash – construction generates a lot of rubble, so much so that special precautions are regularly taken to safeguard workers, neighbors and passerbys from falling construction debris. Construction workers realize the danger and…

Construction Drawings: Who Owns Them?

You might assume that a design professional has the exclusive rights to any construction drawings or blue prints which he or she creates.   But in fact there are exceptions.  Much depends on the actual circumstances surrounding their…