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Don’t Get Caught Holding the Bag: Hold the State Liable When General Contractor Fails to Pay on a Public Project.

Posted in Bond Claims, Breach of Contract, Construction Claims, Construction Law, Government Contracting, Lien Rights, Nebraska Construction, Payment Bond, Uncategorized

According to a quick Google search the term “holding the bag” comes from the mid eighteenth century  and means be left with the onus of what was originally another’s responsibility.  Nobody wants to be left holding the bag.  But that … Continue reading

Do You Always Have Lien Rights?

Posted in Lien Rights

How often do you review the payment terms of a contract with an eye toward whether you are waiving lien rights under that contract? This is something you should consider if your contract contains a pay-if-paid clause.  I am often … Continue reading