The Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act 73 P.S. Sec. 501 et seq., was passed in 1994 to provide contractors and subcontractors additional protection when unpaid for their services on construction projects in that state. Generally speaking, the act sets…Read More
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A previous article on our blog indicated that “Suppliers to Suppliers rarely catch a break” with respect to mechanics lien and bond claim laws. The reason here is because most private and public statutes prohibit suppliers to suppliers…Read More
Can you file a mechanics lien for furnishing labor or materials to an airport hanger? And if so, who exactly owns the property?
I was inspired to write this post because of a twitter user who recently followed me. @specdor is a company that specializes in aircraft hanger doors. After…Read More
A recent visitor to zlien.com posed an interesting question: What rights does a party have after performing work on (or furnishing materials to) a project on an embassy?
This got me thinking – do special rules govern…Read More
Earlier today we wrote about a recent decision from the Minnesota Court of Appeals whereby a bond claim was invalidated based on a tiny Read More
In Safety Signs LLC v. Westfield Insurance Co, the Minnesota Appeals Court…Read More
I love the start of Craig Martin’s article – Compliance is Key – Proving Your Bond Claim – on his Construction Contractor Advisor blog: “Bonding companies can…Read More
When a party is unpaid on a public project, the general route to recovery is through filing a bond claim. Governmental and public entities generally cannot be liened, so security for parties who furnished labor and/or…Read More
Last week I wrote an article about how the “Miller Act Applies When Doing Work In The Nation’s Attic,” referring of course to…Read More