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Reasons to Hire an Attorney to Draft Florida Employment Contracts

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

Employment contracts, when used properly, can be a great tool for employers. However, when you draft one, it is your obligation as the employer to clearly explain all the employment terms prior to the employee signing it. If there are details missing or the contract contradicts applicable labor laws, you could increase the chances… Read More »

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Employment Separation Agreements

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

If you own a company, you are likely already very familiar with how difficult it can be to terminate an employee. However, it is a task you must deal with if your business has employees other than just the business owners. It’s important that if you plan to let someone go, you are doing… Read More »

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Are Employers Required to Offer Severance Pay in Florida?

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

If you are an employer in Florida, you will be faced with the uncomfortable task of terminating an employee at some point in time. And, you may be unsure whether you are required to offer that employee any type of severance package. Florida does not have any laws requiring a company to offer someone… Read More »

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Why You Should Hire a Florida Appellate Attorney

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Unfortunately, trial can go exactly the way you wanted, you can win on all your claims only for the other side to file an appeal and force you to continue defending the lawsuit.  Alternatively, you can spend a year or more prepping the best possible case and present it beautifully at trial, but the… Read More »

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Types of Business Torts in Florida

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

Businesses can find themselves in various types of litigation. One of the most common types of litigation involves a variety of business torts. Tort law deals with various types of misconduct, including personal injury, negligence, and more. A business tort does not result from an injury or damage to someone’s property, it is an… Read More »

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Overview of Mechanic Lien Laws in Florida

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

At some point, almost every homeowner in Florida is going to need to hire someone for repairs or to make improvements to their home. If you are one of the parties contracted to work on the property, you may need to file a mechanic lien at some point. There are certain protections for homeowners,… Read More »

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Real Estate Commission Disputes in Florida

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

Working in a profession where your income is based strictly on commission can be challenging and extra competitive at times. You work hard to put together a real estate deal, but if you don’t end up receiving the commissions owed, it can be frustrating and financially devastating. However, there are options for agents and… Read More »

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How an Attorney can Help Your Florida HOA or Community Association

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

Managed communities are gaining in popularity around the country, and Florida is home to well over 10,000 homeowner associations alone. Combined with condominium associations, it is almost a guarantee that any real estate you purchase will be managed by an HOA or COA. These associations have a massive responsibility to ensure communities are properly… Read More »

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Preventing Family and Medical Leave Act Retaliation Claims in Florida

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

If you own a private business that employs more than 50 people, you may be obligated to offer Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave to your employees. Government agencies at all levels, as well as elementary and secondary school employees, regardless of how many employees there are, are also covered under the FMLA…. Read More »

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Vicarious Liability in Florida: When are You Liable for Your Employee’s Actions?

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

It’s widely known that there are cases where you as the employer can be held responsible for your employee’s actions while they are on the clock. However, there may be select scenarios where you could be held liable even if the act happened outside of their normal job duties. The legal theory of vicarious… Read More »

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