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Part II: Who Pays When Causation, Claims and Coverage Cross?

Part Two of a Three-Part series: They are responsible, shouldn’t their insurance carrier provide coverage? Last week in part one of our series, “Who pays when causation, claims and coverage cross?” we discussed responsibility for property damage. We learned that responsibility is not as simple as determining “where the leak came from.” Indeed, responsibility for […]

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Developer Is Preparing to Turnover the Association to the Owners. What Now?

Florida law governs the transition of association control from developer to owners. Some turnovers are smooth and accomplished in an expeditious manner. Other turnovers are difficult, complex, and result in litigation. A critical component to successful turnover from the developer perspective and community association perspective is communication. We encourage contacting our firm prior to the […]

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“Developments Regarding New Term Limit Law,” Naples Daily News

Editor’s Note:  David G. Muller is a Board Certified Attorney in Condominium and Planned Development Law with Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., which represents community associations throughout Florida, with offices in Naples, Fort Myers and 10 other Florida cities.  The Firm focuses a substantial amount of its practice on condominium and homeowners association law.  Attorney Muller […]

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“Mike Grissom taking his talents from Enterprise Florida to Becker law firm,” Florida Politics

Fort Lauderdale-based law firm Becker, which has a robust lobbying presence in Tallahassee, will announce Tuesday that Mike Grissom is joining its capital city office. Grissom comes to the firm from Enterprise Florida, where he served as executive vice president and, briefly, as interim president and CEO following Pete Antonacci’s appointment as Broward County Supervisor […]

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Mike Grissom Joins Becker’s Government Law and Lobbying Practice in Tallahassee

Former EVP for Enterprise Florida, Inc. to Focus on Economic Development Issues Tallahassee, FL – February 19, 2019 – Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices across the Eastern Seaboard, today announced that Michael A. Grissom has joined the Government Law and Lobbying Practice as a Senior Government […]

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“Brand Lobbying, A More Effective Way to Lobby,” Florida Politics

Corporate lobbying doesn’t work. That is the bombshell finding from a recent study, “The Economics of Corporate Lobbying,” from the Journal of Corporate Finance. Obviously, we disagree, but not as stridently as you’d think. The study reviewed the lobbying efforts of 1500 S&P 500 companies and suggests that money spent on lobbying neither impacts the […]

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Steve Lesser is Recipient of Cornerstone Award – ABA Forum on Construction Law’s Highest Honor

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Becker is pleased to announce that Steve Lesser is the 2019 recipient of the Cornerstone Award, the highest honor presented by the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law. The esteemed award recognizes a Forum member who has rendered long-term exceptional service to the construction industry, to the public, and to […]

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