Civil Litigation

Round Two: General Contractor Attains Legal Knock-Out of Wealthy Beachfront Owner

After three years of litigation, Mackey Law Group has attained a victory in the Florida Appeals Court for an Anna Maria general contractor! As referenced in our January 2019 blog, a wealthy beachfront owner refused to pay a general contractor for the last draw on a remodeling contract. The beachfront owner then lawyered-up and embarked

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Need Rent Relief Because of COVID-19?

Due to Governor DeSantis ordering that non-essential businesses in Florida be closed during the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, small business owners have been forced to shut their doors. The resulting loss of income has left many unable to pay their commercial rent.  Some ruthless landlords are moving forward with evicting these small businesses. However, being

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MLG Lawyers procure $100,000 for Motorcycle Injuries

MLG lawyers Jorge Martinez and Kyle Stalnaker recently procured $100,000 for clients who were cut-off the road by an automobile driver. In addition, MLG lawyers assisted our clients in obtaining additional money for the damaged motorcycle. In December 2019, MLG’s clients were coming back from an early dinner in Lakewood Ranch on their motorcycle. Our

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Is Someone Filing Bankruptcy To Avoid Paying You?

Bankruptcy is a process that a lot of people use, sometimes deceivingly, to avoid paying what they owe.  Perhaps you are attempting to obtain a judgment or you already obtained a judgment against someone (or a corporation), and you’ve spent money on attorneys’ fees and court costs to get to that point.  The whole reason

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Is Someone Using Their Corporation to Hide Behind and Not Pay You?

In 2015 a local businessman entered our office and inquired as to collecting on a corporate debt. His company had provided the stage and sound system for a Manatee County outdoor concert event and now the corporation that put-on the concert and its three officers/shareholders (one of whom is a local lawyer) were not paying.

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Government at fault? Now what?

Ever heard of someone getting hurt by, or on, city, county, or government property in Florida?  Suing the State of Florida is not the same as suing a private person or a private corporation and there is a lot of “red tape” you have to deal with. These procedures need to be strictly followed.  For

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Mackey Law Group collects six-figure payment from large agricultural conglomerate!

Mackey Law Group litigator Jose Estigarribia just completed a case involving a local agricultural conglomerate that was refusing to pay for its crop insurance, which had been reduced to two (2) promissory notes. Jose was able to quickly collect a large six-figure payment, which included the amount due to Mackey Law Group’s client; plus all

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Victory for Anna Maria Island General Contractor!

After two years of litigation, Mackey Law Group just attained another favorable verdict; this time for an Anna Maria Island general contractor! The wealthy beachfront homeowner refused to pay for the last draw on the remodeling contract and then spent over $200,000 in attorney’s fees (far more than what was owed to the contractor) in

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Reinstatement of Local Star’s Player Eligibility

Panel chair urges full reinstatement for McDaniel Grady Irvin Jr. urges FHSAA executive director to intercede to let Braden River’s Knowledge McDaniel participate in playoffs The Knowledge McDaniel saga may not yet be over. The chairperson of the Section 3 Appeal Committee hearing for McDaniel wrote a letter to the Florida High School Athletic Association

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