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Surety On the Hook for Owner-Caused Delays Under Miller Act

2018-05-02T15:11:44+00:00March 14th, 2018|

| By Jonathan J. Straw | Sureties are not banks.  But, more courts are treating them as such by finding subcontractors are entitled to payment before finding the party actually responsible for the damages and/or delays. The general rule is that a surety assumes only the liability of its principal (the [...]

Timing is Everything: Don’t Waive Your Mechanics’ Lien Rights

2018-04-12T16:44:17+00:00May 7th, 2012|

| By Brad C. Friend | The Virginia General Assembly Delays Vote on Bill Revising Mechanics’ Lien Notice Requirements. As every construction lawyer knows, statutory notice and filing requirements must be complied with to enforce mechanics’ liens. The timing requirements for serving notice and filing the actual lien in many jurisdictions [...]

The ABC’S of DBE Contracting

2018-04-12T16:47:09+00:00December 16th, 2011|

| A. Wayne Lalle, Jr. | Construction contractors doing business with the Government may be required to comply with various socioeconomic programs. One such program requires participation in government contracts among disadvantaged ("DBEs"), minority ("MBEs") and women-owned businesses ("WBEs"). When a construction contractor circumvents or even abuses these programs, the [...]

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