Contractor Services in the wake of Hurricane Irma – Importance of Licensing and Insurance

In the wake of Irma cleanup and recovery, verify that anyone claiming to offer restoration services is duly licensed for the particular work needed, and ask for proof of insurance. Contractor licenses can be searched through Florida’s Department of Business & Professional Regulation and also by County. Many Florida counties require “specialty” contractor licenses. Note:[…]

Tenor and purpose of a call matter under Florida’s Consumer Collection Practices Act

When evaluating a claim that calls were made in violation of Florida’s Consumer Collection Practices Act, the tenor and purpose of each call should be considered. See Desmond v. Accounts Receivable Mgmt., 72 So.3d 179 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2011).

Commercial Debt “Lunch & Learn” Seminars Set for February in both Brandon and Carrollwood

17 years of business collection experience will be shared on helpful commercial debt collection tips. Inquire if your FL business is interested in having a seminar at your business, on a date convenient for you. Scott Haas has presented on collection and construction lien matters approximately 10 times in the past few years and the[…]