A contractor agreed to build a two story garage, but early in the project realized he had made a mistake. He had constructed the foundation footer shorter than the length needed. He advised the owners and proposed a resolution.
While most everyone is aware that states have statutes which govern construction or mechanic’s liens, many do not realize the significance of the law of contracts on contractor claims. Making sure that a valid contract is in place before…
Not receiving payment for your work is a principal concern on every job. Especially today, with everyone facing tough economic challenges, it has become a real concern to get paid when you are supposed to.
In a recent decision, Avatar Dev. Corp. v. DePani Construction Inc., 883 So.2d 344 (Fla. 4th DCA 2004), a Florida court held that a construction lien foreclosure claim was separate and distinct from the claim for loss of future profits.