Watch out for the Price Escalation Clause in Construction Contracts

Watch out for the Price Escalation Clause in Construction Contracts

Across the industry, homeowners, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers alike have all experienced significant challenges related to the unprecedented increases in costs of raw materials. Lumber and steel represent two notable markets that have undergone seemingly uncontrollable price increases. Because both lumber, and steel form the bedrock upon which so much of our construction takes place, …

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Owed $8K or Less? Here’s How to Take Them to Court Yourself

Owed $8K or Less? Here’s How to Take Them to Court Yourself

Small claims courts offer debtors a convenient alternative because they do not require attorneys.  If you are owed money and are thinking about taking them to court yourself, this podcast will help you understand what you’re up against and how works in Florida small claims court. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction …

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How to Get Paid for Your Work in 2022 with Alex Barthet (The Roofer Show)

How to Get Paid for Your Work in 2022 with Alex Barthet (The Roofer Show)

Getting paid faster is something every contractor wants. Today’s construction market brings unique obstacles, and legal help is more important than ever. Join us to learn the steps you need to take to make sure you are getting paid for your work in 2022. Alex Barthet is a trained mechanical engineer who is now a …

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Watch Out For the Notice and Opportunity to Cure Clause

Watch Out For the Notice and Opportunity to Cure Clause

Hey everybody! Today we’re going to talk about the notice to cure. These are all very import­ant topics that you need to understand for your next project. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction site as well as our podcast, YouTube videos and social media including Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Get a jump on your competition. Alexander Barthet is a board certified …

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$h!#, I Forgot my Notice to Owner! Now What?

$h!#, I Forgot my Notice to Owner! Now What?

A construction lien is a right permitted to those in the construction industry who provide materials, services or labor to real property. If one who provides these services or materials are not paid, he or she may be able to force the sale of the property in order to recover their money. On this episode, …

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3 Principles You Can Use to Prevent Disputes with Sue Dyer of Sudyco

3 Principles You Can Use to Prevent Disputes with Sue Dyer of Sudyco

As a construction lawyer, we deal with lots of project disputes. But what is there was a way to avoid the dispute all together? Today we talk with Sue Dyer of sudyco™ (https://sudyco.com/) and she explains the 3 principles you can use to solve problems on your project before they turn into litigation. Make sure …

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Can I stop work if I’m not being paid?

Can I stop work if I’m not being paid?

On this episode, we will discuss in detail the answer to one of the most common questions we receive in our construction law firm, if I’m not getting paid, can I stop working, and if I do, how do I get paid? To determine whether or not to stop working if you are not getting …

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Get Paid Using Construction Liens

Get Paid Using Construction Liens

Using construction liens to get paid can be an effective way to protect your work – if you follow the lien rules. A lien is an encumbrance – a legal hold. This hold is placed on real property for the value of the work and materials you provided but for which you haven’t yet been …

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