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September 22nd, 2021

Attorneys Expect More Deals Like This $34 Million Contract as South Florida Population Grows

“If the Miami-Dade market continues to be expensive and increasing at a rapid rate, I...

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September 10th, 2021

Fixing Florida’s aging condo mess after the Surfside collapse means changing the laws

In the aftermath of the Surfside tragedy, all assumptions regarding the utility and...

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August 29th, 2021

Designed to fail: How Florida’s lack of condo board oversight could mean another Surfside

The deadly Surfside collapse is casting a spotlight on how Florida's condominiums are...

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August 19th, 2021

Three Haber Law Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2022 Edition, Plus A “Lawyer of the Year” Award

David B. Haber, Franchesco Soto, and Christopher Utrera were named Best Lawyers in...

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August 18th, 2021

Haber Law Expands With Partner Promotion And 3 New Attys

Miami-based business litigation firm Haber Law announced the elevation of a commercial...

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August 12th, 2021

Haber Law Elevates Senior Associate Rebecca N. Casamayor to Partner and Announces Three New Hires

Haber Law is pleased to announce Rebecca Newman Casamayor, Esq. as a partner with the...

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August 5th, 2021

Engineers are still trying to figure out what caused the catastrophic collapse of...

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July 29th, 2021

I Know All About Condo Living. Change Is Coming.

David Haber provided an opinion piece for the New York...

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July 14th, 2021

Two-Thirds of Miami Condo Buildings Are Older Than 30 Years. The Repair Bills Are Coming Due.

Engineers say it can take just 30 years for condominium buildings to reach a point when...

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July 6th, 2021

After Florida Building Collapse, Task Force to Consider Changes to Condo Laws

A task force has been created to investigate Florida’s laws surrounding condominiums...

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July 1st, 2021

Efforts underway to hold cities and condo associations more accountable

Even as rescue workers continue to search through the rubble of the Champlain Towers...

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July 1st, 2021

As Surfside Building Collapse Investigation Continues, Anxiety Builds At High Rises Across South Florida

For the residents of the Champlain Towers North building, seeing the South tower collapse...

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June 30th, 2021

After Collapse, Condo Association Lawyers Field Frantic Calls — But Long-Term Change Is Unlikely, They Say

South Florida condo lawyers said they've fielded plenty of client calls about the safety...

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June 30th, 2021

Florida building collapse reveals shortcomings of systems to protect residents, experts say

Some officials are calling for changes to building codes after Champlain Towers South...

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June 29th, 2021

Death toll grows to 12 as rescue workers forge ahead at collapsed Surfside condo

As the sixth day since the catastrophic collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo...

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June 29th, 2021

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Says Surfside Tragedy Was “Preventable”

In the wake of last week's condo collapse in Surfside, homeowners and city officials want...

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June 29th, 2021

Miami mayor says collapse has consequences for condo buildings and real estate

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South...

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June 29th, 2021

Condominium law experts say tragedy will prompt more accountability

Search-and-rescue teams hadn’t lost hope on Tuesday. More than 150 people remained...

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June 29th, 2021

‘Este es un momento como Katrina y como Andrew’: el colapso de un condominio en Miami plantea preguntas más allá del sur de Florida

El colapso mortal de un condominio en la Florida podría obligar a ingenieros y...

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June 28th, 2021

‘This is a moment like Katrina and like Andrew’: Surfside condo collapse raises questions beyond South Florida

A Florida condominium's deadly collapse could force stunned engineers and architects,...

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June 28th, 2021

Condo collapse raises concerns about resales in older buildings

The collapse of a Surfside condominium has raised concerns about how resales could tank...

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June 27th, 2021

This Week in South Florida: David Haber

The collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo building raises a host of legal...

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June 26th, 2021

Engineer warned of ‘major structural damage’ years before Florida condo building collapsed

An engineer warned in October 2018 that he had discovered “major structural...

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June 26th, 2021

Major structural flaws identified years before collapse, but condo oversight is slim

Earlier warnings about structural problems at condo that collapsed in Surfside raise...

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June 26th, 2021

Hope for 159 missing in Miami building collapse fades as scientists are dispatched to verify area

A team of U.S. government scientists and engineers have been flown to Miami to urgently...

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June 26th, 2021

‘Is my building safe?’ Experts say whether you should worry about another collapse

As the grim search for the bodies of victims at the collapsed Champlain Towers South...

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June 25th, 2021

Surfside condo collapse could spur changes in building inspections

The tragic collapse of a beachfront condo in Surfside will likely have a lasting impact...

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June 24th, 2021

Multiple Attorneys at Haber Law Named Super Lawyers 2021

Three of the Firm's partners are recognized as Super Lawyers with two partners and a...

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June 18th, 2021

Neighbor sues to short-circuit Jimmy Tate and Sergio Rok’s no-bid North Miami project

The city of North Miami’s plan allowing developers Jimmy Tate and Sergio Rok to build a...

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May 13th, 2021

Regalia association scores $18M settlement in construction defects lawsuit

The Regalia condo association settled its lawsuit alleging a slew of construction and...

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May 5th, 2021

‘People Weren’t Going to Let You in’: COVID-19 Logistical Challenges Preceded $17.5M Condo Settlement

Collecting evidence to prove construction defect allegations can be a challenge under...

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March 30th, 2021

Are Condominium Associations ‘Immune’ to Vaccine-Related Liabilities?

By By David Podein, Jonathan Goldstein and Deesha Smart | Published March 30, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccines become available to the population at large, a question is already...

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March 30th, 2021

Revisiting Association Collections Strategies in Light of COVID-19’s Ongoing Economic Impacts

By Jonathan S. Goldstein & Rebecca Newman Casamayor | Published March 2021

The year 2020 was financially difficult for many, and its detrimental impacts could last...

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March 11th, 2021

General Contractors Must Be Vigilant Regarding Contractual Duties

By Franchesco Soto | Published, March 11, 2021

A contractor has the opportunity to bid on new project. He/she performs due diligence by...

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March 5th, 2021

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Frank Soto Featured in Diario Las...

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March 4th, 2021

Platinum Level Readers’ Choice Award

Haber Law Received the Platinum Level Readers’ Choice Award from the Florida Community...

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December 8th, 2020

Recent Court Decision Reinforces Economic Loss Rule

By Christopher Utrera

A recent court decision in Florida appears to have further reinforced the use of the...

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December 1st, 2020

Condo Hotels and Common Elements

By Kristen Ferrer

Condo hotels are more common in Florida than many would think Although the...

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November 20th, 2020

Miami Litigator Prevails Without Written Contract for Unpaid Real Estate Commission

Attorney Roger Slade submitted bank statements and text messages into evidence to refute...

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October 29th, 2020

Contracts in the COVID-19 Era

By David Podein

By this point in the COVID-19 pandemic, almost every person in business, construction,...

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October 1st, 2020

Your Post-Pandemic Return to Paradise

By Kristen Ferrer

Things may look a little different this year when you return to your home in...

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September 3rd, 2020

Avoiding Maintenance Disasters: The Importance of Regular & Documented Maintenance Procedures

By Jacob Epstein

Every condominium association in Florida has certain responsibilities and powers pursuant...

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September 2nd, 2020

Impact and Harassment: The Fair Housing Act at a Crossroads

As Americans throughout the country protest systemic discrimination in the aftermath of...

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August 20th, 2020

Four Haber Law Construction Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America® 2021

MIAMI, Fla. – August 20, 2020 – Haber Law is pleased to announce that Managing...

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July 16th, 2020

Finding Damages Can’t Exceed Contract Value, Miami Court Reverses $5.9M Punitive Award

A lesson in a reversed and remanded case decided by Florida’s Third District...

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July 1st, 2020

Katrina Sosa featured in the FCA Journal’s “Prepare Now!” article for community associations

Don't Let The Threat of Hurricane Season Sneak Up On You - Katrina...

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July 1st, 2020

Jonathan S. Goldstein named a Leader in the Industry by FCA Journal magazine

Jonathan S. Goldstein is featured in the Florida Community Association Journal - July...

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June 30th, 2020

Haber Law Adds Associate Kristen E. Ferrer to Real Estate Team

Haber Law is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Kristen E. Ferrer to...

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June 11th, 2020

Seven Attorneys from Haber Law Recognized as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2020

Seven Attorneys from Haber Law Recognized as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for...

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May 12th, 2020

The Florida Bar Is Taking a Hard Look at Lawyers’ Social Media Content

By Patricia Beitler and Roger Slade

Now, social media is all the rage with law firms jockeying for position on Facebook,...

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May 1st, 2020

Community Association Safety Issues in the Time of COVID-19

By Jonathan Goldstein

In the best of times, any community association’s duty to protect residents by...

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April 8th, 2020

Adapting the Justice System to the New Coronavirus Normal

By Jacob Epstein and Roger Slade

The coronavirus pandemic has almost caused the Florida court system to completely shut...

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March 18th, 2020

Haber Law’s Nilka Gomez Named President-Elect of ALA South Florida Chapter

Haber Law’s Nilka Gomez Named President-Elect of ALA South Florida...

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March 17th, 2020

Critical Intersection Where Coronavirus, Biometrics and Condo Associations Meet

By Jonathan Goldstein and David Podein

Critical Intersection Where Coronavirus, Biometrics and Condo Associations...

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March 15th, 2020

Not So Fast! Closing Out Construction Projects

By Christopher Utrera

So, you retained a contractor, money is still owed, and their work is near...

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February 21st, 2020

Miami Herald Business Monday: How to Divorce Your Business Partner

By Roger Slade

We all know that you can divorce your husband or your wife when the relationship turns...

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November 22nd, 2019

Haber Law and 3 Attorneys Recognized in South Florida Legal Guide 2020 Edition

Haber Law has been recognized as a Top Law Firm in the upcoming 2020 edition of the South...

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October 9th, 2019

Investing in Cold Storage While Staying Out of Hot Water

By David Podein

Investors should be cautious of the unique — and sometimes complex — operational,...

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October 2nd, 2019

Leaks, Structural Issues at Root of Coral Rock House Court Battle

By Lidia Dinkova

The building owner and a cigar shop that wanted to open are suing each other, claiming...

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September 3rd, 2019

Haber Law Attorneys Recognized as The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

David B. Haber and Franchesco Soto of Haber Law recognized for their work in Construction...

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August 22nd, 2019

Inside the saga that led Regalia’s developers to lose ownership of their most prized units

A Miami-Dade judge ruled the developers of Regalia, a luxury condo tower in Sunny Isles...

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July 20th, 2019

Top 5 Live the Good Life

By Miami Magazine

Positioned at the intersection of culture and business Haber...

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May 1st, 2019

MIAMI Magazine Power Players

By MIAMI Magazine

Law is a service business,” says Haber. “It’s about service and results. Our core...

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April 18th, 2019

How to Prepare Your Law Office for Extreme Weather Events

By David B. Haber and Nilka Gomez

Whether it be a severe thunderstorm or a full-blown hurricane, it’s important to be...

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April 12th, 2019

Can Work-life Balance Improve Your Bottom Line?

By David B. Haber

“How can letting people work less and have more flexibility equate to being more...

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March 11th, 2019

The Future of Confessions of Judgment in Florida and Beyond

By Roger Slade

To the average Floridian, the term “confession of judgment” is likely to be...

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November 26th, 2018

Unsafe Balconies, Water Leaks, Other Flaws Claimed at Luxury Sunny Isles Beach Condo

By Lidia Dinkova

The condo association for the high-end Regalia is suing the developer, architectural firm...

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November 20th, 2018

Summary Jury Trials Are Popping Up in Florida Courtrooms, Stirring Controversy

By Raychel Lean

Summary jury trials are so controversial, one South Florida juror has stepped in to...

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November 12th, 2018

Law firm moves into art-adorned building in Wynwood (photos)

By Brian Bandell

Haber Law has moved from downtown Miami to a Wynwood building that defies the traditional...

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October 23rd, 2018

The ‘Frye’ Standard Is the Law in Fla., ‘a Monumental Game Changer’

By David Haber

In a crucial 4-3 decision, in Delisle v. Crane, Case (No. SC16-   2182) (Oct 15....

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October 20th, 2018

Board Transparency to Unit Owners is Key

By Rebecca Newman Casamayor

In this digital age, it can be more convenient for board members to simply communicate...

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October 11th, 2018

Medical Marijuana and Community Association Life

By David Podein

The intersection of Florida’s recent medical marijuana legalization and community...

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October 5th, 2018

World Mental Health Day: Focusing on Young Adults

By Lauren Fallick

There has been much discussion regarding how the environment   and demands of...

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September 21st, 2018

Wynwood is Getting a Slew of New Offices. Can the Neighborhood’s Character Survive?

Wynwood is attracting another kind of smaller, home-grown business. David B. Haber,...

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September 18th, 2018

Court Ruling Complicates Condominium Member Lawsuits

By Roger Slade and Jonathan Goldstein

A recent decision from an appellate court in Tallahassee will likely create significant...

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August 27th, 2018

Latest Chapter in the Vizcayne Condos Saga Has a $3 Million Settlement Attached to It

By Zach Schlein

Real estate attorney David Haber, founder and managing shareholder with Miami firm Haber...

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August 16th, 2018

Partners David B. Haber and Frank Soto Are Included in the 2019 Edition of the Best Lawyers In America®

MIAMI (August 16, 2018) – The Miami-based law firm Haber Law, P.A. is pleased to...

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August 14th, 2018

Summary Judgment: How to Get It and How to Beat It

By Roger Slade

Practicing lawyers do not always understand what summary judgment is and how to win on a...

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August 8th, 2018

Three Haber Law Partners Promoted to New Leadership Roles

MIAMI (August 8, 2018) – Haber Law, P.A., a Miami-based business and commercial...

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July 20th, 2018

Game Changers for 2018

Jacob Epstein explains in the Florida Community Association Journal certain changes for...

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July 18th, 2018

Eight Haber Law Attorneys Named to 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

MIAMI (June 18, 2018) – Haber Law, P.A., a Miami-based business and commercial...

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July 15th, 2018

Planning for the Storm

By Rebecca Newman Casamayor

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION PREPAREDNESS FOR HURRICANE SEASON Hurricane season is here once...

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July 10th, 2018

Examining the Association Loss Prism

By David B. Haber, Esq., and Jonathan Goldstein, Esq.

Safety / Mitigation The first considerations for any association after a storm should...

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June 10th, 2018

Tragic Alligator Attack Should Cause Community Associations to Consider Alligator Dangers

By Jonathan Goldstein

The recent and devastating death of Shizuka Matsuki, a Florida woman attacked by an...

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March 17th, 2018

What caused FIU’s bridge to fall? More clues come to light.

By Andres Viglucci

“< What I don’t understand, and I don’t understand it as a lawyer or as a...

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January 29th, 2018

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January 23rd, 2018

On the Move

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January 16th, 2018

Supreme Court’s Latest Construction Defect Decision and Its Impact on Construction Insurance Claims

The issue of whether a 558 notice serves as a “claim” under a commercial general...

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January 15th, 2018

A Time to Look Back Forward

Technology, no doubt, has made a significant impact in the community association arena...

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January 6th, 2018

Florida Supreme Court’s Latest Construction Defect Decision: Triggering the Insurer’s Duty to Defend in the Pre-Suit Process

The issue of whether a chapter 558 notice serves as a “claim” under a commercial...

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December 15th, 2017

Cybersecurity and the Protection of Personally Identifiable Information: Are You Prepared?

Cyberattacks and data breaches can occur with any personal or business computer connected...

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November 18th, 2017

After Irma: Examining the Association Loss Prism

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, all types of associations will prioritize the...

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October 26th, 2017

Welcome Back, Snowbirds! Here’s Some Advice

Snowbirds, rejoice: Associations have entered an era of email and internet notice,...

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October 25th, 2017

Attorneys Work Through Hurricane Irma Hurdles to Close $9.6M Deal

Two Haber Slade attorneys worked through the logistical issues posed by Hurricane Irma to...

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September 25th, 2017

New Class Action Filed Against Equifax in Florida

A class action filed in Florida against Atlanta-based Equifax Inc. points to a catch-22...

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September 15th, 2017

Collapsed cranes during Hurricane Irma frustrate officials

South Florida avoided a direct hit from Hurricane Irma, but the eastern edge of the storm...

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September 15th, 2017

Hurricane Irma: Tips for Navigating Your Way Through the Insurance Claim Process

Hurricane Irma has made a significant impact on many properties and people throughout...

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August 15th, 2017

2017 Community Association Legislative Update

The legislature sought to increase transparency and protections from malfeasance for...

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