Daily Archives: October 9, 2018

9 10, 2018

Construction Liens are for Work Furnished in Accordance with the Direct Contract

2019-02-16T11:17:39+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Construction Liens|Tags: |

If you are a contractor, Florida’s Construction Lien Law provides lien rights for “labor, services, materials, or other items required by, or furnished in accordance with, the direct contract . . . .” Fla. Stat., §713.05 (1997). The law defines a “direct contract” as one between the owner and any other person for improving real property. If you are a subcontractor, sub-subcontractor, materialman or laborer, the lien law provides lien rights [...]

9 10, 2018

Trial Tactics – Emphasizing Your Point

2019-02-16T11:23:54+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Contractors, Going to Trial, Subcontractors|

When going to trial, a party would often prefer to present multiple witness at trial to testify to the same or similar facts and conclusions in support of the party’s position or against the adversary’s position. It drives the point home to the judge or jury. The impact might be even better when the testimony is provided by multiple experts. Despite the general rule that a party has the right to [...]