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Cotney Construction Law and Cotney Consulting Group Merge as Cotney Attorneys & Consultants

Cotney is now consolidated as a legal and consulting firm serving the needs of construction clients throughout the U.S., Canada, and internationally. Trent Cotney, CEO of Cotney Attorneys & Consultants Cotney Construction Law and Cotney Consulting Group announced that the companies are merging, and they will now operate under the new name of Cotney Attorneys & Consultants, effective immediately. This rebranding strategy reflects both the evolution of the company as well as its vision to… Read More

Can Your Customer Require Your Workers to be Vaccinated?

Source: Cotney Construction Law website resource articles 1/14/2021 As health providers continue to roll out the COVID-19 vaccination, you may encounter a customer—such as a developer or building owner—who states that all your workers must be vaccinated, or they will not be allowed on the worksite. Can a customer make such a demand? Yes and no. With an Existing Contract Trent Cotney, PA If your project has an existing contract that does not mention a… Read More

HVAC Professionals: Controlling Customer Expectations through Contracts

By Jeremy Power The rule of thumb in construction is that one out of every 20 customers will be problematic. The issues could be as simple as a customer not being satisfied with the performance of the HVAC system or it could involve a dispute regarding payment. Although customer service is always the first line of defense, it is important that HVAC contractors review and update their contracts on a yearly basis. Often, contractors treat… Read More

Cotney Construction Law/FRACCA COVID-19 Webinars

 I had the privilege to sit in on two April COVID-19 legal update webinars hosted by the Cotney Construction Law firm and was impressed with the amount of information shared with the audience. The content targeted contractors in general with details highlighted for specific trades. Cotney Construction Law is an avid supporter of the... Read More

Hilary Morgan Becomes Board Certified in Construction Law

Cotney Construction Law (CCL) is proud to announce that effective August 1, 2019, attorney Hilary Morgan will be Florida Bar Board Certified in Construction Law. Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and reputation for professionalism and ethics in their practice. Hilary Morgan “This is a well-deserved achievement for Hilary that merits recognition. She is an incredibly skilled and hardworking attorney who has not only been dedicated to… Read More

OSHA Enforcement Set to Increase

Reprinted from the May 2019 Cotney Construction Law Update On April 3, 2019, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta testified before a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives on behalf of President Trump and the Department of Labor. In addition to testifying, Acosta submitted a seventeen-page report outlining the Department of Labor’s plans for fiscal year 2020 and beyond. Acosta made a number of statements about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), its recent enforcement… Read More