You Are Invited . . .
How to Best Position Your Company to Avoid, Manage and Resolve Construction Disputes
Tuesday,August 26, 2014
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
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Collier Building Industry Association
3200 Bailey Lane, Suite 110
Naples, Florida 34105
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This seminar is free to CBIA members.
Space is limited. Registration is required.
Jason H. Korn, Esq.
Jason Korn is an attorney and shareholder with the 130 attorney law firm of Cohen & Grigsby. He serves as the firm’s managing
director for its Florida office, and is a member of the firm’s construction, litigation, and shareholder and partnership dispute
practice groups. Jason is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in the area of Construction Law and has spent his 23 year legal career
handling complex litigation. Jason was selected again by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (c) 2014 in the fields of construction law, commercial litigation, and bet-the-company litigation (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/ White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). He is a member of the Construction Law Committee of The Florida Bar, and has represented various clients in the construction industry, including developers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, design professionals, and others.
Join us for a presentation that will address various strategies to help put you and your company in an advantageous position to avoid construction disputes, and to the extent a dispute arises, techniques and considerations to assist you in managing and resolving those disputes to your advantage.
The presentation will focus on:
Contract Provisions legally required disclosures, helpful contract language to protect you from frivolous claims, alternative dispute resolution provisions and techniques, paid-when-paid clauses, indemnification provisions, and more
Construction Liens and Related Pitfalls
legally required notices, “drop dead” response or action deadlines, strategies to preserve a lien, strategies to discharge a lien, how to best respond to various demands, required sworn response, payment requirements, and penalties for misapplication on construction contracts.
Florida’s Construction Defect Act
deadlines for various notices and required responses, inspection requirements, destructive testing, permitted emergency repairs, notice to subcontractors and others, required exchange of evidence or future sanctions, strategies for how to handle a construction defect claim and notice.
Statutes of Limitation
strict time periods to file a claim or lose it, “latent” construction defects, contractual claims, statutory claims, extended time periods for filing certain claims, fraud, and more
Insurance Coverage Issues
duty to provide timely notice, duty to cooperate, duty to defend, sworn statements required by insurers, and how to handle cases involving CGL policies.
Pre-Litigation Considerations to Help Your Company
strategies for formation of protected business entities, avoiding licensing liabilities, unenforceable contracts, fictitious name issues, civil actions for building code violations, treble damages for certain injuries, records policies to protect you, preparation of business records to assist you in future disputes, and safeguarding your data.