Dealing With Shop Drawings

The devil is in the details. This is particularly true in construction. While the plans and specifications present a good deal of information about the project as a whole, submittals and shop drawings provide tradesmen the necessary details…

Safety is Job One

Construction is a dangerous profession which prescribed safety plans attempt to mitigate. However, the actual or perceived delegation of safety obligations done incorrectly can create liability. It is therefore especially important to…

How to Get Paid, Fast!

One of the many reasons parties hesitate to file a court action to recover money owed is the cost of litigation and the length of time it takes to obtain a judgment. The Florida Legislature recognized this problem and set out a workable…

Releases Can Be Your Friend

If you understand how releases work, you can use them to your advantage during the course of a construction project. There is the release that you give to someone and there is the release you receive from someone. These two releases look…