SARASOTA FLORIDA CONSTRUCTION LAW AND PERSONAL INJURY BLOG
As America fights through a global pandemic and the resulting economic impact, businesses work toward recovery. Workers are slowly returning to their jobs as companies take on new work again. Part of recovery will center around reviewing existing business contracts....
Florida’s Gulf Coast region is widely lauded for a host of interrelated factors – such as enviable weather, world-class beaches and an overall high standard of living – that steadily attract home buyers. Unquestionably, homeowner satisfaction across the area is high....
Obtaining government contract work is a complicated process. Over the years, lawmakers have passed a suite of regulations that unify the bidding process for all departments and government organizations requiring contract work. Prioritizing fairness, the Federal...
The fast-food industry is purpose-built for people on the go. While many people stop and eat in the sit-down portion of fast-food establishments, a significant number never get out of their car – electing to simply drive thru to order, pay and collect their food. The...
When you taught your child to drive, chances are you didn’t even allow them to change up the music during their first few times behind the wheel. After weeks of practice and improvement, you didn’t hesitate when your child clicked on the radio to skip a few songs....
As spring warms up and we head into summer, your kids are probably begging to set up the pool or go to your local waterpark. Unfortunately, it’s important to be aware of the risks involved when you decide to splash around in the wave pool or try out that new...
Building or buying a new home can be a stressful experience. Between negotiating the price, dealing with banks and realtors and moving to a new house, homeowners must also deal with the unknown construction defects hidden in their new homes. Homeowners may encounter a...
Owning your first new home comes with such high hopes and dreadful fears that not much matches it. Parenthood is close. If the house turns out to have a major construction defect, it might take years to even to want to think about it. How long do you have to face up...
At first, the legal doctrine of the “attractive nuisance” may sound a little humorous. Are there any attractive nuisances on Florida beaches? The reality is that Florida homeowners can face enormous legal liability if they maintain something that fits the definition....
Buying a home is the biggest purchase most people will ever make. Discovering a defect in your home can be devastating. However, it may be possible to get monetary assistance in repairing the defect. Florida has laws regarding home sale disclosure, designed to protect...
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Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
Dana Watts is a board certified civil trial lawyer by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization with more than 30 years of litigation experience. He also received an AV* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Learn More