Practice Management

Part 2 – Reasonable Standard of Care

Setting aside for a moment the art and science aspects of Architecture, with the entrepreneurial role and responsibility to its Clients, all Architects encounter both risks and rewards which are measurable. From my eighty (80) or so design and construction dispute case assignments, as Expert Witness, Mediator and /or Arbitrator, it has been my experience […]

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2017 Florida Legislature Refines “Latent Construction Defects Statute of Repose” Language

In Florida, there are currently two (2) key benchmark periods for claims to be made against parties regarding construction defects and an Architect’s reasonable Standard of Care. 1-Statute of Limitations– §95.11(3)(c); Imposes a four (4) year term that “patent”, obvious construction defects and deficiencies can be claimed, based on the following criteria: Actual possession by […]

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