Recent Blog Posts
Most construction folks in Florida know that to lien a job, the lienor must file its lien within 90 days of ….something. An unpaid lienor usually starts focusing on this question sometime after its pay application hasn’t been paid for a month or so – not later, we hope. In fact, the lien must… Read More »
HRKM Partner, Chris Hill, was recently awarded Westfield Insurance Company’s Golden Gavel Award! Presented by Jim Schumaker, the Golden Gavel was given to Chris for his outstanding handling of a claim on behalf of Westfield. We want to congratulate Chris on receiving this honor!
Wishing you and your family happiness this Holiday Season and throughout the coming year from all of us at Hill, Rugh, Keller & Main!
HRKM Owner and Partner, Chris Hill and friends participated in BASE Camp Children’s Cancer Foundation‘s Golf Scramble this past weekend. HRKM was honored to sponsor this organization which supports children and their families going though the challenge of living with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.
HRKM Attorneys, Nick Patrick, Andrew Showen and Scott Reed had the privilege of attending the Orange County Bar Association’s Joint Voluntary Happy Hour in Downtown Orlando last night. Thank you to the OCBA for hosting such a great event!
Hurricane Matthew has brought out repair contractors offering services to property owners who have suffered damages to their homes, businesses and condominiums. Already we’ve seen one form of agreement between a repair contractor and a condominium association with hurricane damage, which contains an “assignment of benefits”. This is language assigning to the contractor, the condominium… Read More »
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, partners and staff of Hill, Rugh, Keller & Main, P.L. “pink-out” the office in Orlando.#BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #PinktoberOrlando
The issue of whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor for liability purposes is not always clear-cut. To resolve the issue, Florida courts apply a multifactor test, with the most important factor being the “extent of control” a company retains over how a worker does his job. For a small business, getting… Read More »
Chris Hill recently won a jury trial in a commercial litigation case for a local antiques dealer. HRKM filed suit on behalf of a family-owned Winter Park company, seeking to collect more than $1 million from purchasers located in Chicago. The Chicago buyers had purchased hundreds of Asian antiques, but had failed to pay… Read More »
HRKM lawyers used aerial photography taken over time in a recent trial to prove that a property had numerous gaps in a fence line which the plaintiff claimed was secure. In the above photo from property appraiser’s public records, one can see an open dirt roadway through a gap where a barely visible chain link… Read More »