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Resources

  1. Key Characteristics of Public-Private Partnerships Part 2

    In part one of this two-part series, a roofing attorney in Tennessee discussed public-private partnerships, also referred to as PPPs or P3s. We began by discussing the definition of P3s provided by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO); however, this is not the only definition available, the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) defines a P3 as “a contractual agreement between a public agency (federal, state, or local) and a private sector entity…[where] the…

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  2. Key Characteristics of Public-Private Partnerships Part 1

    Public-private partnerships, otherwise known as P3s or PPPs, are contractual arrangements formed between a private-sector partner and a public-sector partner. One common example of a P3 is a project funded by the government contracting with a private entity to supply provisions of labor and materials for a construction project. These types of partnerships could be used for a complex renovation project or an ongoing maintenance service to keep a facility in tip-top shape.  There’s no…

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  3. Common Reasons for License Suspension

    There are countless reasons why a roofing contractor may lose their license. From failing to meet bond requirements to violating workers’ compensation laws to failing to report a civil court judgment, there’s many reasons why roofing contractors find themselves stranded without the proper licensure to work. Fortunately, our attorneys are working 24/7 to keep contractors licensed and working. In this  brief article, a roofing attorney in Texas will explain some of the most common reasons…

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  4. 3 Types of Roofing Construction Delays

    When a team of construction professionals takes on a new roofing project, the contractor at the top of the totem pole is probably expecting some small delays. In fact, delays may already be worked into the building schedule. That said, there’s no preventing the inevitable, and in many cases, project delays will be out of your control. Too often, contractors find themselves staring out the window on a rainy day when their workers are sidelined,…

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  5. Florida Contractors Should Know About These Unique Roofing Laws

    The Sunshine State’s thunderstorms, hurricanes, and inclement weather are so frequent and destructive that lawmakers have implemented unique regulations for how roofs should be repaired and constructed. In this brief article, a roofing lawyer in Florida will be discussing these laws and how they apply to roofers. If you are operating a roofing business in Florida, it is imperative that you remain aware of these laws. Failure to do so could result in a severe…

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  6. Texas Prohibits Roofers from Waiving Deductibles…Again

    Due to frequent hail storms and a lack of oversight, Texas homeowners have to contend with an abundance of fraudulent roofers. A new law is set to close a loophole that has plagued unsuspecting homeowners for years, but now the time has come to decide whether or not this law is an overdue correction or just a retread? In this brief article, we will discuss the passing of the Payment of Insurance Deductible bill and…

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  7. License Requirements for Tennessee Contractors Part 2

    Working without a contractor’s license in the State of Tennessee is both risky and ill-advised. You might not get caught the first time, but eventually, something will transpire on your project site that requires you to present your license. When you are unable to do so, the floodgates of the law will open for Class A misdemeanors, fines, and suspensions to spill forward. As a roofing attorney serving contractors from Memphis to Knoxville, we take…

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  8. License Requirements for Tennessee Contractors Part 1

    In Tennessee, licensing requirements for contractors vary depending on a project’s value. This includes the total dollar amount required for materials, labor, and profit. Contractors who violate these rules can be barred from obtaining a license for a set period of time, charged with a Class A misdemeanor, or issued a civil penalty of $500 depending on the specifics of the case. As a contractor, you can’t afford to be sidelined for an extended period…

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  9. Is Alternative Dispute Resolution Right for Your Roofing Business?

    In the roofing industry, much of your business is dependant on your reputation. Although there are many factors that converge to create your reputation, the quality of your business relationships are a big part of it. If you are known for treating your clients and associates well, you’re likely to receive repeat or referral business and build strong relationships. Entering litigation with a client or supplier can sometimes give the appearance of not being able…

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  10. The Texas Roofing Registration Bill has Died

    Hurricane Harvey absolutely devastated southern Texas just a couple of years ago, causing widespread flooding and damage to homes and businesses. Fraudulent roofing contractors soon flooded into the state to take advantage of owners who no longer had a roof over their heads. All proposed legislation to curb roofing fraud in Texas has failed, and recent efforts have proven just as fruitless. Below, a roofing attorney in Texas will be discussing House Bill 2101, why…

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