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News & Insights

Updated: Florida Legislature Advancing COVID-19 Liability Shield Bills

March 09, 2021 — House Bill 7 has advanced to the last Florida legislative committee prior to a full vote to make it law. If passed, HB7 will provide liability defense to companies from claims brought by their employees arising from contracting COVID-19.

Community Connections: Attorney Melody Lynch Discusses How the Orlando Philharmonic Brings Music to All Ages Amid the Pandemic

March 08, 2021 — Melody Lynch, who serves as chair-elect of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, shares how the organization continues to make music amid the pandemic and why support is needed more than ever.

Florida Legislature Aims to Alter Privacy Rights: The Impacts on Your Business [Lowndes Tech]

March 05, 2021 — Lowndes attorney Drew Sorrell discusses how House Bill 969 in the Florida Legislature will affect the way businesses handle consumer data.

Alyson Hoffman Appointed to March of Dimes Central and Southern Florida Young Professionals Board

March 04, 2021 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that attorney Alyson Hoffman was recently appointed to March of Dimes Central and Southern Florida Young Professionals Board.

Lowndes Advises Sonata Senior Living on $52 Million Community in Lake Mary

March 04, 2021 — Lowndes represented Sonata Senior Living, an Orlando-based developer and operator of independent living, assisted living and memory care communities, on the development of a $52 million resort-style community in Lake Mary, Fla.

Tara Tedrow Presenter for ULI SE Florida/Caribbean on Medical Marijuana Industry

February 26, 2021 — Tara Tedrow was the speaker for the ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean: 15 for 15 Series, discussing changes in the medical marijuana industry.

New Decision Shows the Importance of Strongly Drafted Force Majeure Provisions [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]

February 25, 2021 — Shareholder Quino Martinez and Associate Samantha Duran discuss how a recent bankruptcy decision should serve as a cautionary tale to all commercial landlords when drafting a lease.

Legal Pitfalls HOAs Should Avoid When Using Drones

February 24, 2021 — Unmanned aircraft systems, more colloquially known as drones, were once a niche hobby for dedicated enthusiasts, but have become increasingly popular as drone size has decreased and ease-of-use has increased.

Resident Newsletters: Good Idea or Disasters Waiting to Happen? [Gray Area of the Law]

February 18, 2021 — Shareholder John Ruffier discusses why resident newsletters could pose potential problems for senior living facilities.

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