RPG Law Blog

CHAPTER 558 – Florida’s Construction Defect Statute

Chapter 558 of the Florida Statutes broadly governs “construction disputes”. The Statute generally requires that owners (i.e., associations) provide pre-suit notice to developers, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and/or design professionals before the association is permitted to commence legal action against any of the aforementioned parties in connection with an allege construction defect.

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Rabin Parker Gurley, P.A. Secures $90,000 Settlement on Behalf of Condominium Association Client in Construction Defect (Roofing) Case

A condominium association located in Pinellas County retained a roofing contractor to install a new roofing system on three condominium buildings within the community. As is all too often the case, the community’s residents noticed water leaking into the buildings shortly after the contractor finished the project.

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Notice of New Legislation Concerning Emotional Support Animals – Senate Bill 1084

Good news for communities dealing with dubious support animal accommodation requests – Senate Bill 1084 recently cleared the Legislature and is awaiting the Governor’s execution. In general, the law would grant housing providers, including community associations, greater discretion and protection when it comes to reviewing support animal requests.

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