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Looking at some common risk allocation tools for construction contracts, P.2

Previously, we began looking at the issue of risk allocation in construction contacts and some of the tools that can be used to allocate risk between parties. We’ve already mentioned warranties and indemnification. Another possible tool for allocating risk is limitations of liability.

Looking at some common risk allocation tools for construction contracts, P.1

Previously, we looked briefly at a contract cancellation dispute between the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and a contractor who had agree to complete the first part of a multi-phase expansion project for the airport. As we noted, the airport claims that it cancelled the agreement because of the contractor’s attempt to shift risk to the airport.

Initial phase of Orlando airport expansion terminated due to disagreements over risk allocation

Last month, the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority—the entity responsible for managing the Orlando International Airport—announced that it would be terminating a contract for the initial phase of a significant expansion of the airport. The expansion is aimed at developing 1,800 acres for mixed-uses, including a warehouse area for airport vendors.

Work with experienced attorney to navigate issues surrounding construction liens, P.3

Last time, we began speaking a bit about the importance of release of lien agreements as a tool to allow contractors to avoid lien filings by parties that provide work or materials under a general contractor in a construction project.

Work with experienced attorney to navigate issues surrounding construction liens, P.2

Last time, we began looking at the topic of construction liens, and a recent example of a major construction project which is now facing foreclosure under liens filed after the project experienced complications and stalled out.

Work with experienced attorney to navigate issues surrounding construction liens, P.1

One of the unpleasant realities developers and contractors have to deal with on a fairly routine basis is construction liens. A construction lien is a security interest a contractor has in a property to ensure they are able to satisfy any unpaid bills.

Looking at Florida law on indemnity for general contractors

A lot can go wrong in the course of a construction project. This is why the various contractors and other parties involved in construction have to have a solid plan and must communicate effectively in carrying that plan out. Even with the best laid plans, though, something or other is bound to go wrong. Sometimes significant mistakes are made.

Work with experienced attorney to address construction contractor complaints

Last time, we began looking at a recent investigation of alleged problems with the Pinnellas County Construction Board. As we noted, the investigation showed that the board has little to no oversight. Because of this, critics say, the board is basically free to decide which contractors they want to discipline and which contractors they want to favor.

Investigation highlights problems with county’s construction contractor complaint process

In any construction project, numerous things can go wrong, and contractors, subcontractors, and consumers have to work together to come up with a clear project plan and to resolve any problems that arise along the way. When contractors fails to address problems and disagreements, violate contract terms or fail to abide by the various codes, consumers need to work with an experienced attorney to determine the available legal options.

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