Why Getting the Wrong Result in Arbitration May Be What You Bought

By Ken A. Slavens, Esq. Arbitration is often seen as a way of getting a more predictable result in complex construction disputes. The subject matter expertise available with experienced arbitrators and the finality of the arbitration process itself are certainly...

Contracts for Design Professionals – 5

Contract Guide and Course for Design Professionals – module 5 of 9. An AIA Continuing Education Course by J. Kent Holland, J.D. Discussion of the following contract clauses: Inspection, Site Observation, Limitation of Liability, and Waiver of Consequential...

Florida Rewrites Rules on Individual Design Professional Liability

By:  J. Keith Ramsey and Monte S. Starr, Holland & Knight LLP Ever since Moransais v. Heathman, 744 So. 2d 973 (Fla. 1999), Florida courts have recognized that individual professionals could be held liable to third parties for their negligence in the performance...