On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Kaplin Stewart News on Aug 22, 2014.
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On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Design Professionals on May 5, 2013.
Florida Governor Rick Scott recently signed legislation making a significant chan Rick Scottge to the potential liability of individuals providing design professional services in the state. The new law, which takes effect July 1, 2013, will enable a business entity to contractually limit the liability of its individual professionals to the extent of that professional’s scope of work performed under the contract. In other words, the individual design professional can now immunize himself for liability in design or project administration. The design firm remains potentially liable.
On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Construction Industry News on Apr 15, 2013.
On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Releases/Waivers on Jan 21, 2013.
Releases of claims are commonly negotiated and signed by parties involved in the construction process. But the content of a release has significant bearing on the rights of the parties relative to claims between them and should be carefully negotiated. This principle was recently highlighted in a case decided by the Supreme Court of Delaware (Riverbend Community LLC et al. v Greenstone Engineering LLC et al.).