Contractors

9 Oct, 2018

Trial Tactics – Emphasizing Your Point

2019-02-16T11:23:54-05:00October 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 [...]

5 Aug, 2018

Contractor Fails to Prove Joint Venture Theory, Becomes Liable for Opponent’s Attorney’s Fees

2019-02-16T06:40:35-05:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Contractors|Tags: |

A joint venture is defined by Florida case law as “an association of persons or legal entities to carry out a single business enterprise for profit.” To prove the existence of a joint venture, there must be evidence that each party to the joint venture had the right and the authority to bind the others within the joint enterprise. In Marriott International, Inc. v. American Bridge Bahamas, Ltd., 193 So.3d 902 [...]