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Monthly Archives: November 2018

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Defending Florida Unpaid Wage and Overtime Pay Claims

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

There are both federal and state laws that require an employer to adhere to certain guidelines when it comes to overtime pay and minimum wage. It’s imperative that as the employer, you keep detailed records on all employees, which includes: Compensation Hours worked Vacation days, holidays, etc. Meal and break times Sick days Unfortunately,… Read More »

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The Marketable Record Title Act (MRTA) and Why It’s Important for your HOA

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

The Marketable Record Title Act, or MRTA’s, purpose is to assist with the facilitation of real estate transactions by getting rid of any “stale” claims against real property in Florida. This is important for Homeowners Associations because the courts have concluded that covenants and restrictions of an HOA can be extinguished by the act…. Read More »

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Understanding Differences between First-Party and Third-Party Bad Faith

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

Insurance is an integral part of the business world, and unfortunately, there are instances where disputes happen between parties and an insurance company. Some of these disputes will give rise to what’s known as a bad faith claim. Bad faith claims in Florida have their roots in both common law and statutory law, and… Read More »

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What Constitutes a Breach of Contract?

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

In Florida, a contract is formed when the applicable elements are present — offer, acceptance, and consideration. These agreements are meant to be enforced by law. A breach of contract is when one party doesn’t perform one or more of the requirements of this agreement. For there to be a breach of contract, the… Read More »

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