This is a guest editorial post by Kurt Sorensen, the Corporate Credit Director for H&E Equipment. The following was submitted to the Louisiana State Law Institute Security Devices Committee suggesting changes be made to Louisiana’s Private Works Act (i.e. the Louisiana mechanics lien laws). Kurt was recently an instrumental player in…Read More
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You are in the business of leasing heavy equipment to contractors. You are beginning to provide more and more machinery to jobsites. You just hit your first snag with payment. What do you do?Chances are you are stuck in rough spot and have to defer to your contract for remedy….Read More
It’s difficult to stress how beneficial filing a lien can be for your company when attempting to collect on a non-paying project. However, this begs the very important, and sometimes difficult to answer question: Are you legally entitled to lien?
In Louisiana, the lien statutes are drafted with a certain balance….Read More
There are some customers or prime contractors who will not pay you after a significant amount of work, labor, services and materials have been invested into performing a job. The founder of zlien’s father and grandfather were both general contractors in New Orleans, LA, so we know your frustration.