JAMES A. BOATMAN, JR., ESQ. NAMED 2020 SUPER LAWYER

JAMES A. BOATMAN, JR., ESQ. NAMED 2020 SUPER LAWYER

The Boatman Law Firm is excited to announce that Managing Shareholder and Founder of the Firm, James A. Boatman, Jr., Esq., has been recognized as a “Top-Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Naples, Florida” by Super Lawyers for “Exhibiting Excellence in the Practice...
Setting Aside a Default Judgment

Setting Aside a Default Judgment

In Florida, the failure to file a timely response to a complaint can lead to the Defendant losing the lawsuit altogether. However, if action is taken swiftly, the Courts can grant relief to a defendant who may have missed the deadline to file a response if he/she has...
Owner’s Liability for Hiring a Negligent Contractor

Owner’s Liability for Hiring a Negligent Contractor

Oftentimes, we hire individuals or companies based upon very little investigation. Such was the case in Suarez v. Gonzalez, 820 So. 2d 342, (Fla. 4th DCA 2002). In Suarez, an owner’s daughter hired a handyman and paid him in cash. There was no contract. The...