What Is a Notice of Commencement in Ohio Construction?

Published Jun 14, 2018 | by

When you’re starting on a new construction job, there is a laundry list of things that you have to keep track of. One of the easiest to forget is the start date of the job. The further away from that date you get, the harder it can be to pinpoint...

Enforcing a California Mechanics Lien Could Waive Arbitration Rights (Unless…)

Published Jun 14, 2018 | by

Arbitration is usually preferable to litigation, so when an arbitration agreement is in place, it’s a good idea not to waive the right to arbitrate. Filing a mechanics lien won’t destroy this right, and typically, claims are resolved before any lien enforcement becomes necessary. However, if enforcement does become necessary, claimants...

zlien and Procore Innovate Construction Tech with Automated Waivers

Published Jun 11, 2018 | by

There’s a huge problem facing the construction industry, but we’re not talking about the industry’s labor shortage or the emerging threat of new tariffs. We’re talking about payments, and specifically, that the system of payments in the construction industry is broken. This is not surprising and it’s not exactly news...

Do Lien Rights Exist For Utility Work?

Published Jun 05, 2018 | by

When there’s a payment issue on a construction project, filing a mechanics lien should be a last resort. Nobody likes having to file a lien, and nobody likes having to fend off a lien claim either. While exercising lien rights should be a last resort, leveraging them – or at...