In the construction industry, it is not odd for owners of multiple parcels of land to hire one contractor to work on all parcels through separate contracts. Despite the multiple contracts, Ohio courts, if certain requirements are met,…Read More
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Sending a Notice to Owner is a complicated affair. The document has a lot of criteria, such that contractors and suppliers must, within a certain period of time, make certain that they are sending the correct form…Read More
The Ohio Supreme Court chimed in on “pay if paid” clauses last week, and it’s not good for subcontractors.
In Transtar Elec., Inc. v. A.E.M. Elec. Servs. Corp., the court decided that a pay if paid clause…Read More
We have seen in recent posts that pay if paid clauses are generally disfavored and subject to strict review by courts. While pay if paid clauses are still enforceable in many states, provided…Read More
If you need to file a mechanics lien in Ohio, zlien can help. Take a look at the “5 things” below before you get started.
Ohio Construction Managers have Mechanics Lien… Read More
Another blog recently discussed five of their top Ohio construction cases of 2012. Rather than just re-hash what’s already been written, we here at the Lien blog like to imagine how these cases would have been decided…Read More
After 12 long years of waiting – and I mean waiting – Akron Concrete Company of Ohio appears to be getting paid on a mechanics lien claim it was forced to file on a $124,000 debt,…Read More
Unlike almost every other state, construction managers are referred to by name in the Ohio mechanics lien statutes. Nestled right within § 1311.01, the Definitions statute, is the “construction manager,”…Read More