Design professionals, architects and engineers, are integral and important parts of the construction world. They may not perform the same functions as your average contractor, but design professionals still face issues, such as non-payment, familiar to other construction…Read More
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Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court will determine the fate of a claimant who filed several mechanic’s lien claims and mechanics lien enforcement actions to secure an unpaid debt owed to them after rendering over $2 million dollar in demolition services. With…Read More
Serving a mechanics lien, or providing a copy of the lien to interested parties, ensures that they receive notice and can promptly recognize and pay your claim. In most states, mechanics liens lien may be served through the mail, usually by sending it via…Read More
Last month, the Construction finance Journal noted that Pennsylvania has been a hotspot for proposed mechanics lien changes. These changes and potential changes considered whether union workers should be classified as employees or subcontractors, examined…Read More
Pennsylvania has recently been a hotbed of proposed and actual modifications of its mechanics lien law. From considering whether union workers were more properly classified as employees of the general contractor or subcontractors, to taking a…Read More
Mechanics liens provide security for extensions of labor and/or materials to a construction project. That security can sometimes be decreased, however, by the amount paid to the general contractor by the property owner by some certain date. In…Read More
We recently discussed the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in Bricklayers of Western Pennsylvania Combined Funds, Inc. v. Scott’s Development Co. and Laborers’ Combined Funds of Western Pennsylvania, et al., v. Scott’s…Read More
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently decided a case in which it examined the mechanics lien law, and parsed the definition of “subcontractor”, in order to determine if union workers were protected by the state’s mechanics lien scheme.
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when modifications to the lien laws occur during a construction project, which set of requirements apply?
If you are filing a Pennsylvania mechanics lien, it is obligatory to adhere to your due dates. When filing, you need to leave plenty of time for your mechanics lien to be sent back and forth between multiple parties…Read More