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Becker & Poliakoff Wins Multi-Million Dollar Jury Verdict In Landmark Construction Case

Posted in advocacy, Construction, Construction Issues & Contractual Disputes, Litigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Kris Conesa or Andi Phillips Roar Media kconesa@roarmedia.com or aphillips@roarmedia.com (305) 975-5934 or (305) 401-5098 Jury Finds Subsidiary of National Developer Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. Liable for Breach of Contract and Violation of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act MORRISTOWN, NJ & FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 5, 2017 – Becker… Continue Reading

New Class in Sarasota, Florida: Condo Construction Projects Gone Wild!

Posted in Construction, Construction Issues & Contractual Disputes, Insurance, Maintenance & Repair

Presented By: Conrad Lazo and Steven H. Mezer Provider #0000811, Course #9626710, 2 HR CEU Credits This class is designed to educate community association managers and board members about the issues and pitfalls associated with community association renovations, maintenance and repairs to association property. We will address various issues including: Certificates of Insurance – Additional… Continue Reading

Becker & Poliakoff Announces New Condominium & HOA Classes

Posted in Budgets, Reserves & Financial, Construction Issues & Contractual Disputes, Hurricane/Disaster Issues, Service Animals/Emotional Support Animals

We are committed to sharing our legal knowledge to help others. We do so by offering State-approved educational resources in various forms, including more than two dozen courses, conferences, panel discussions, personal meetings, and webinars that you can conveniently attend from your office or home. With this many available options, it is easy for your… Continue Reading

Two Seminars in Hawks Cay: 2015 Legal Update & Condo Construction Projects Gone Wild!

Posted in Construction Issues & Contractual Disputes, Events, Legislation

2015 Legal Update (LU1) and Provider #0000811, Course #9627311, 2 CEU Credits Condo Construction Projects Gone Wild! Provider #0000811, Course #9626873, 2 CEU Credits Presented by: David Rogel, Esq. Rosa de la Camara, Esq. 2015 Legal Update Provider #0000811, Course #9627311, 2 CEU Credits In addition to sunshine and tropical storms, in Florida we are… Continue Reading

Some Condos Limit Construction to Offseason

Posted in Reader Q&A

Question: What are the pros and cons of condominium associations amending their documents to prohibit unit owner construction during certain times of the year? Is this common? Answer: Although any statistics I could provide would be anecdotal, I would say that at least a majority of my condominium association clients impose a moratorium on heavy… Continue Reading

Florida courts’ application of the “new” economic loss rule since Tiara Condominium Ass’n, Inc. v. Marsh & McLennan, Cos., Inc.

Posted in Construction Issues & Contractual Disputes, Legislation

The Florida Supreme Court’s March 7, 2013 decision in Tiara Condominium Ass’n, Inc. v. Marsh & McLennan, Cos., Inc., 110 So. 3d 399 (Fla. 2013), limited application of the economic loss rule [a judicially created doctrine that sets forth the circumstances under which a tort claim is prohibited if the only damages suffered are economic… Continue Reading

Indemnity and the Association, Part 2

Posted in Construction Issues & Contractual Disputes

Last week I wrote about Indemnification. Specifically about hiring contractors and ensuring that contract clauses were properly worded so that the Association was being indemnified and not providing the indemnity. At the end, I concluded by noting that indemnification in the absence of adequate insurance may be illusory. What does that mean? Remember that the whole idea for… Continue Reading