Construction Payment Remedies: What is Quantum Meruit?

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At the end of the day, while Quantum Meruit can be a useful tool, but it may be best used as a backup. Before you go down the Quantum Meruit route, remember that you have a good number of other options at your disposal. These other options often seem to...

How Do You Find a Notice of Commencement in Michigan?

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Subcontractors working on Michigan construction jobs are required to file a Notice of Furnishing to the owner and prime contractor within 20 days of first furnishing labor and/or materials to a job. Plus, you'll notice that there is a lot of overlap between the information required on Michigan's Notice of Commencement...

How to Enforce a Miller Act Claim

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The Miller Act is incredibly important to federal construction jobs. Without it, payment bonds wouldn't be present to protect subs and suppliers. What's more, without the Miller Act, states would not have passed their own Little Miller Acts creating similar protections on state, county, and municipal jobs. So the Miller...