Zachary Karber

Zachary A. Karber Joins Marlowe McNabb Machnik, P.A.

Zachary A. Karber joined Marlowe McNabb Machnik, P.A. as an associate on April 25, 2016. His practice will focus on Construction Law, Corporate Law & Finance, and Business Transition Planning.

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Scott Machnik Becomes Partner at Marlowe McNabb Machnik

We are pleased to announce that Scott W. Machnik, Esquire became a shareholder on January 1, 2015 and the firm will be known as Marlowe McNabb Machnik, P. A.

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BP Oil Spill Claims: August 2014 Update

We are pleased to report that the injunction imposed by the court in October, 2013 due to appeals by BP has been lifted as of May 28, 2014. The injunction caused a halt to all payments for business economic loss claims. The not so good news is that, as a result of the appeals, the procedure for processing claims has been revised to effect a closer matching of revenues and expenses.

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Your Duty to Preserve Evidence: Litigation Holds and What Your Business Needs to Know

While it is always better to err on the side of retaining business records, physical and even digital space limitations might make such a task impractical. In certain circumstances, however, your business has a legal duty to preserve documents and other evidence which might be relevant to future litigation.

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2013 Legislative Review: Part 2

The 2013 Legislative session has come and gone. As usual, there is legislation that will impact members of the construction industry. There seemed to be considerably less political infighting as compared to last year. As a result, more bills were pushed through the system. State revenues have increased with the improvement of the economy which made the legislators’ job easier.

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2013 Legislative Review: Part 1

The 2013 Legislative session has come and gone. As usual, there is legislation that will impact members of the construction industry. There seemed to be considerably less political infighting as compared to last year. As a result, more bills were pushed through the system. State revenues have increased with the improvement of the economy which made the legislators’ job easier.

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New I-9 Form Required Starting May 7, 2013

As most employers are aware, any new employee (well actually any employee) is required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to complete what is known as the I-9 Form. This form is intended to verify that the employee is legally allowed to work in the U.S. A new I-9 Form has been promulgated by USCIS. Employers will be required to use the new I-9 starting on May 7, 2013. The old form will no longer be accepted.

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You May Qualify for a Settlement Relating to the BP Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill

Many business owners are not aware that they may be eligible for a settlement from British Petroleum due to the disaster that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. The revised Deep Water Horizon Settlement Program offers significantly better prospects for contractors and other businesses to recover losses than previously.

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2013 Legislative Preview: Part 2

The Florida Legislature will go into its annual sixty day session on Tuesday, March 5. This may be a more “normal” session as compared to the previous few years when budget issues dominated the sessions. As usual there are a number of bills filed that touch on the construction industry. The information we have is based on bills that have been filed. This does not mean that other issues won’t pop up as amendments to existing bills. Also while we have identified specific bill numbers, the bills discussed often have companion bills in the other chamber that deal with the same or similar issues.

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2013 Legislative Preview: Part 1

The Florida Legislature will go into its annual sixty day session on Tuesday, March 5. This may be a more “normal” session as compared to the previous few years when budget issues dominated the sessions. As usual there are a number of bills filed that touch on the construction industry. The information we have is based on bills that have been filed. This does not mean that other issues won’t pop up as amendments to existing bills. Also while we have identified specific bill numbers, the bills discussed often have companion bills in the other chamber that deal with the same or similar issues.

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