Joseph Darr As contractors work through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many contractors have been impacted in their ability to timely and efficiently complete projects. COVID-19 impacts to a project may result in increased completion costs, including labor inefficiencies, increased equipment costs, and additional material costs. A contractor may attempt to seek those increased costs from the project owner, a subcontractor, or an insurer. Regardless of who may be responsible for.
National and local governmental responses to COVID-19 have taken a dramatic financial toll on the economy. As a result, many in the construction industry are asking: “can I seek compensation for delays caused by COVID-19?” Contractually, it depends upon the language of your contract; however, construction companies should also be looking to common insurance policies as a potential source of recovery for lost business income and delay damages, such as.
Orlando, FL – The firm is pleased to announce that it has won a civil rights case before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The Eleventh Circuit is one step below the United States Supreme Court. The head of the firm’s appellate department, Douglas Ackerman, successfully briefed the appeal and also appeared live before a panel of judges in the federal courthouse in Atlanta, Georgia. The original Project was an.
Orlando, Florida – Attorneys Brian P. Kirwin and Leanne E. Palmer represented both a general contractor and an assisted living facility owner in a trial against two project subcontractors, prevailing on the general contractor’s entire affirmative claim against the roofing subcontractor, while simultaneously successfully defeating the drywall subcontractor’s suit against the owner. Lamm & Company Partners constructed a new 80,000 square foot assisted living facility for Avalon Seniors Housing.
Orlando, Florida – The firm is pleased to announce that Douglas Ackerman recently collected $1.19 million dollars in a construction defect case. Mr. Ackerman represented the condominium association in a large, upscale project on the Atlantic Coast of Florida. In an all-too-familiar situation, the condominium association inherited from the developer a Project with significant construction defects to the common elements. Although Mr. Ackerman was not retained until just before the.