Florida Construction Liens: Transferring a Lien to Bond in Order to Clear Title to Real Estate

By | South Florida Trial Practice | April 18, 2014

Under Florida’s Construction Lien Law, a lien may be transferred by any person having interest in the real property upon which the line is imposed or the contract under which the lien is claimed from such property by either (1) depositing a sum with the clerk’s office; or (2) filing a surety bond with the clerk. See Fla. Stat. § 713.24(1).

Pulmonary Technologist with Usher’s Syndrome Fired by Health Care Provider Settles EEOC Suit for $180K

Pulmonary Technologist with Usher’s Syndrome Fired by Health Care Provider Settles EEOC Suit for $180K

The EEOC filed a lawsuit last year which alleged that a leading health care provider in Maryland violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), by failing to provide a reasonable accommodation and then firing a pulmonary function technologist because she suffers from Usher’s Syndrome, a genetic disorder that impairs hearing and vision.