Hat tip to Lee Weintraub of the Florida Construction Law Authority for bringing my attention to a controversy brewing in Florida's mechanics lien law concerning the award of attorney fees in a lien foreclosure action. According to Mr. Weintraub's post, We Need A Fix To The Lien Law's Broken Attorney Fees Statute, a problem with the state's attorney fees statute was recently exasperated by an appeals decision in Continental Casualty Co. v. Baylor, and its expected that interested groups will be seeking a legislative change. This blog will review the problem at play, and the problem with creating a solution.
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