The 2017 revisions to the A201 improves the Contractor’s ability to request and obtain financial information from the owner throughout the project. On most projects, Owner’s typically create a single
Continue Reading Florida Construction Contracts: Significant Changes in the 2017 AIA Documents – Evidence of Owner’s Financial Arrangements

Because of advancements in the use of digital technology in the administration of construction contracts, the 2017 AIA documents now default to the AIA’s Digital Data Use and Transmission protocol
Continue Reading Florida Construction Contracts: Significant Changes in the 2017 AIA Documents – Digital Data Use and Transmission

Perhaps the most significant change to the A201-2017 is the inclusion of a comprehensive insurance exhibit. Prior to the inclusion of the insurance exhibit in the 2017 update, parties
Continue Reading Florida Construction Contracts: Significant Changes in the 2017 AIA Documents – The Standard Insurance Exhibit

In a related post, I recently addressed Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal’s decision in Caribbean Cruise Line, Inc. v. Better Business Bureau of Palm Beach County, Inc. d/b/a
Continue Reading Suing Consumer Bureaus: Business Does Not Have to Be Consumer to Sue under Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.

Successfully suing a consumer rating bureau for the lost business that results from an erroneous or biased rating can be extremely challenging. Potential business-owner litigants and their attorneys quickly learn

Continue Reading Suing Consumer Bureaus: Florida Court rules that Better Business Bureau’s Practices, Representations, and Systems are Not Protected by First Amendment