Timothy Woodward, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tampa office and leader of the Construction practice group, recently authored an article in the Fall 2021 edition of the Florida Transportation Builder Magazine, entitled “Top 10 Claims Mistakes Made by Contractors and Designers.”
In the article, Tim discuss common pitfalls made by contractors and designers when managing claims. He also reviews practical tips on how to avoid costly mistakes with regard to early claims management, from the perspective of a construction litigator. In addition to detailing the top ten mistakes that occur in claims, Tim also highlights strategies for contractors and designers to correctly manage potential claims situations.
To download a copy of “Top 10 Claims Mistakes Made by Contractors and Designers,” click here.
Established more than 85 years ago, the Florida Transportation Builders’ Association (FTBA) promotes the finest in transportation, while encouraging the highest degree of honesty and integrity among contractors, suppliers, engineers, and public officials in the industry. Their membership consists of individuals and business firms actively engaged in the construction of transportation systems or in the furnishing materials, equipment or services for such construction. Florida Transportation Builder Magazine is a quarterly publication distributed by FTBA.
About Timothy Woodward
Timothy Woodward is a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he leads the firm's Construction Litigation Practice Group. Board certified in Construction Law, Tim focuses his practice on commercial construction litigation. Tim has experience assisting clients with construction law and commercial litigation related issues in the State of Florida. He has achieved successful results for clients in jury and non jury trials in Florida’s state and federal courts and in various arbitration proceedings. He's been listed among the Best Lawyers in America® in Construction Law since 2012 and has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers since 2011. Tim represents design professionals, contractors, owners, and developers in a myriad of disputes, including claims regarding: design errors and omissions; delay and acceleration damages; bonds and liens; professional negligence and licensure; building code and Americans with Disabilities Act violations; construction and materials defects; fraud and civil RICO; personal injuries; and, wrongful death.
- Fall 2021 edition of the Florida Transportation Builder Magazine