Contractor Licensed as Sole Owner – Free Download

I have attached a new license law case from the Third District Court of Appeal. This one bucks the recent trend: it favors the contractor. Basically, the contractor, David E. Ball, was licensed as a “Sole Owner” under the fictitious business name “Clark Heating and Air Conditioning”. He sued to collect compensation for work performed under two contracts entered into under the transposed name “Clark Air Conditioning & Heating.” The trial court sustained a demurrer on the grounds the plaintiff was not properly licensed. The Court of Appeal reversed.

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