Category Archives: Construction Law

Heather Howdeshell, Didn’t my General Contractor Pay You? Subcontractor Construction Liens in Residential Construction Projects

61 Fla. L. Rev. 151 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: During the past eight years, the housing market boom carried the United States economy out of the 2000 recession. Due in part to low interest rates for mortgages … Continue reading

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John H. Rains IV, Construction Law: Enforcing the Notice and Filing Time Requirements of “Florida’s Little Miller Act”-An Adventure in Statutory Construction

58 Fla. L. Rev. 425 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Respondent, a materials supplier, sought payment from bonds issued by Petitioner, a surety, for materials Respondent supplied for the construction of a public highway. After the subcontractor and … Continue reading

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Carl J. Circo, Contract Theory and Contract Practice: Allocating Design Responsibility in the Construction Industry

58 Fla. L. Rev. 561 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: How much does legal theory matter to lawyers who advise clients concerning building design and construction contracts? Theory thrives in contract literature, as philosophers and legal scholars search … Continue reading

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