Hurricane Ian hit the west Florida coastline with winds in excess of 120 miles per hour. The hurricane flooded cities and devastated homes across Florida and coastal South Carolina. According to Enki Research, Hurricane Ian’s projected economic damage could be as high as $75 billion, and may end up among the five costliest to hit... Continue Reading →
Does a commitment to comply with building codes change the standard of care?
In most jurisdictions and with most contracts the common law professional standard of care is used to analyze the performance of services by design professionals even though those services are performed in a contractual contest. Most professional service agreements impose various duties and requirements on the professional. As long as express warranties, guarantees, or other... Continue Reading →