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Defective Work

Insurance Coverage on 558 Notices

Dealing with 558 notices has become a way of life for everyone in the business of construction. And most times, contractors have been able to look to their insurance carriers to cover the costs associated with this time-consuming procedure.…

Get that Release

After a developer and a contractor had completed construction of a condominium building, they were asked back by the association to perform some warranty repairs to the exterior cladding. The building was experiencing water intrusion…

Shop Drawing Review

Do you know that design professionals, including architects and engineers, can be held liable for issues that are not addressed during their review of shop drawings, especially when these develop into problems on a construction project?  A…

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…