Thousands of companies every day across the United States ship materials, rent construction equipment, or provide labor and effort to construction projects within the state of Alabama. In doing so, they brush up against their…Read More
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The Alabama Court of Appeals addressed the state’s preliminary notice requirements in an October 2013 decision, Gunther v. Carpet Systems of Huntsville, Inc. The case isn’t significant for any change in the law, but it is noteworthy in that the appeals…Read More
Many states require preliminary notices to be sent at the beginning of work to preserve a claimant’s future lien rights. States like California, Arizona, and Florida have these traditional notice requirements.
Alabama does have a notice requirement in order to preserve…Read More
Several weeks ago I wrote a post introducing undertaking a 50-state survey of “pay when paid” and “pay if paid” clauses. While there are some nationwide trends in how these clauses are interpreted, each state can still have…Read More
Two of the most popular posts on this blog have been “5 Things” articles titled: 5 Things To Know About Florida’s Mechanics Lien Laws and 5 Things To Know About The Miller Act….Read More
Are you waving goodbye to your lien rights in your contract? Can owners do that? Recently Zlien reported that Virginia law permits a contractor to waive its lien rights in any project. While this certainly is not…Read More