Payton & Associates, LLC

Miami Business Litigation Lawyers

2 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 2300
Miami, FL 33131

Contact (305) 372-3500

Payton & Associates, LLC

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  • Rated By Super Lawyers Harry A. Payton Selected in 2014 Thomson Reuters
  • The Florida Bar Board Certified Business Litigation
  • The Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial

March 2018 Archives

Florida Ponzi scheme laws

A Ponzi scheme is a type of investment fraud that pays individuals who invested earlier in the scheme with the money the swindle takes in from later later investors. This creates the illusion that the enterprise is profitable and keeps law enforcement at bay - while it lasts. For years, Florida has unfortunately proven to be fertile ground for these types of schemes, whether involving gold bullion, fake stocks or real estate.

Miami bridge collapse underscores dangers of defects

When a defect - or defects - is present in a construction project, the potential liability for a developer or contractor can be enormous. Simply mitigating a defect can result in a seven or eight figure price tag for parties involved in the project. In cases where personal injury or death result from a design or construction defect, which can also be an indication of professional malpractice, the legal and financial consequences can be devastating for a business.

Our firm can help with your Florida contract dispute

If you are involved in any sort of business - from real estate or construction to a partnership or a franchise opportunity - you are more than likely involved in at least one, and in reality several, contractual relationships. Relationships based on contracts usually start off well. Two or more parties come together with a common goal and or set of goals and memorialize what they are hoping to accomplish in the form of a contract.

Our firm can help with your Florida contract dispute

If you are involved in any sort of business - from real estate or construction to a partnership or a franchise opportunity - you are more than likely involved in at least one and, in reality, several contractual relationships. Relationships based on contract usually start off well. Two or more parties come together with a common goal and or set of goals and memorialize what they are hoping to accomplish in the form of a contract.

Suit demonstrates costliness of construction disputes

Miami and South Florida have seen tremendous development of infrastructure over the past several years. From rail corridors and airport projects, to improved freeway and tollway systems, the region is expanding at a breakneck pace. Unfortunately, the pressures of major construction projects can lead to disputes between developers and contractors or subcontractors. And disputes may result in construction litigation, which is almost always costly.

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