Perry Law Firm Civil Litigation

BNI Referral Exchange

Are you looking to expand your business?  Do you rely on referrals to grow you business?  Would you like meet a group of professionals that would be interested in passing you referrals?  If you answered yes to any of these questions you should consider attending a BNI Referral Exchange meeting – http://bnireferralexchange.com/.  If interested please […]

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Florida Judgment Interest Rate

Effective October 1, 2016 Florida’s judgment interest rate shall increase to 4.91%.  For more information visit: http://www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/AA/Vendors/default.htm

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Text Messages Can Form Contract

A Massachusetts court recently held that a series of text messages successfully formed a contract to buy/sell real property.  The case highlights the importance to pay attention to all correspondences and digital information in conducting your business.

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Online Reviews

AboveTheLaw has posted a great article about another company suing after a negative online review – http://abovethelaw.com/2015/09/florida-moving-company-attempting-to-sue-its-way-back-to-yelp-respectability/.  When a company receives a negative rating it should carefully evaluate all of its options, which includes but doesn’t end with lawsuits.

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Arbitration Tolls Deadlines

Pursuant to Florida Statute 44.104 two or more parties may agree in writing to submit their issues to binding and voluntary arbitration, prior to or after a lawsuit has been filed, provided no constitutional issue is involved.  Should such an agreement be in place, then the filing of the application for said arbitration will toll […]

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Disinterested Appraiser

A recent Florida 5th DCA case examined the issue can a party’s own attorney serve as a disinterested appraiser?  The Court answered the question in the negative, stating ‘if an appraiser owes his nominating party a fiduciary duty of loyalty or a confidential relationship, as do attorneys, then the existence of such a relationship between a […]

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Guide to Disputing Errors on Credit Reports

We have all been there. You try to purchase a new car, house or apply for a new bank loan when unbeknownst to you something shows up on your credit report which is incorrect.   The discrepancy can take the form of any number of issues whether it is from a past debt listed incorrectly, a […]

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Osceola Parkway Expansion Leads to Possible Eminent Domain Issues

Residents along the border of Osceola and Orange Counties may be displaced according to the latest plans to expand the Osceola Parkway.  The government has the power to do so (aka eminent domain) subject to certain restrictions.  Those same residents have vocalized complaints that the plans were not properly advertised by the government.  For more […]

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