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Firm Principal Alan Tannenbaum's article "Nuts and Bolts"
Alan E. Tannenbaum
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January/February 2019 — Community associations will always have repair projects. Firm Principal Alan Tannenbaum lays out an insightful and comprehensive listing of issues a community association needs to consider when addressing their repair project, which will help facilitate a successful outcome. Click to read the full "Nuts and Bolts" article pu...
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Attorney Alan Tannenbaum interviewed by Charlotte Sun about HD Custom Homes Fiasco
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 December 17, 2018 — It's a nightmare reminiscent of a case the firm handled a decade ago: Without warning, and under suspicious circumstances, a prominent homebuilder goes out of business. Subcontractors and suppliers haven't been paid. And dozens of customers are left holding the bag. In 2007, it was CCI Homes. Today, it's HD Custom Homes in...
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Sarasota’s Alan Tannenbaum witnesses France attack
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 Alan Tannenbaum describes the scene in Nice. June 16, 2016 — Chicken and wine sauce may have saved Alan Tannenbaum's life. The prominent Sarasota construction attorney was finishing the last leg of a two-week trip to France and Turkey. He was back in France for night to fly back to New York. The weather in Nice was pleasant, in the 70s during...
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Unit Owner Sues Condominium Association for Water Intrusion — Association Prevails
Alan E. Tannenbaum
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Unit owner Jerome Feldman and his company sued the Villa Regina Association, Inc. for water damage in the unit from the common element. Generally, if damage to a unit is repairable, thus rendering the damage "temporary", the measure of damage is the cost of repair. Where the cost of repair would exceed the value of the unit or restoration is imprac...
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Quirky Florida Attorney’s Fee Decisions
Alan E. Tannenbaum
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We advise owners to insert prevailing party attorney's fee clauses in construction and repair contracts, as it is more likely that you as owner will pursue a claim against the contractor then vice versa. But does the clause that is inserted cover all possible attorney's fees? Maybe not. In a case just decided by the Florida Third District Court of ...