August 2018

florida construction law

The Rights of Subcontractors in Florida Construction Law

Sub-contractors on a construction project who have not been paid for the work the performed, per their contract, or who have been subject to negligence on the job resulting in injury, often have the right to recover. Sub-contractors in binding contractual relations with a general contractor have the right to sue the other party for […]

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debt collection laws

Debt Collection Laws Protect Consumers from Third Party Disclosure

The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (“FCCPA”) restricts debt collectors and creditors from abusive, deceptive, or misleading debt collection strategies. Rules to the FCCPA coincide with the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) which prohibits debt harassment in the United States. Creditors are prohibited from reporting information about a disputed debt with one of

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food poisoning

Deadly Exposure: Restaurant Negligence and Food Safety

In the past several years, enhanced food security measures within United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) regulatory policy have been implemented to reduce food-borne illnesses leading to E.coli bacterial infections and other healthcare threats. According to the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”), approximately 76 million people suffer from food poisoning-related exposure in the country

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