Changes to Chapter 558: Florida’s Construction and Design Defect Statute

Resolution of construction and design defects in Florida are governed by Chapter 558 of the Florida Statutes. Unless parties have agreed to opt-out of the requirements of Chapter 558, its statutory provisions apply to all commercial and residential construction projects. The Governor recently approved changes to Florida Statute Chapter 558 on June 16, 2015. These changes take effect on October 1, 2015. Chapter no. 2015-165 and Final Bill analysis.   Read the article………..