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Starting a New Project? Don't Forget to Send a Notice of Right to a Lien to Trust Deed Holders and Mortgagees
Under Oregon law, a construction lien generally has priority over a trust deed or mortgage on an improvement. ORS 87.025(1). If a construction lien claimant has priority over a trust deed or mortgage, the construction lien claimant will get paid from the proceeds of a foreclosure sale...
If you are thinking about buying or selling a horse on a “trial basis”, or if you are entering into a horse sale agreement with a trial period, here are five of the most important things you should consider: 1) The Timing of the Pre-Purchase Exam. The...
Definition of "subcontractor" in Pennsylvania Mechanics' Lien Law Given Liberal Interpretation by Pennsylvania Superior Court
By: Jason A. Copley and Lori Wisniewski Azzara On January 6, 2012, the Pennsylvania Superior Court, in a 7-2 decision, significantly expanded the Pennsylvania Mechanics' Lien Law’s... This is a summary only--visit Construction Law Signal for more.
The California Supreme Court dealt the injured a serious blow in August when it handed down Howell v. Hamilton Meats and Provisions, Inc. It is certainly one of the most pro-insurance company cases ever. Gary Simms and I collaborated on a couple of articles explaining how Howell...
Last Thursday, the California Supreme Court handed down its decision in Howell v. Hamilton Meats. The ruling favors those who cause injury to others (such as people who get into accidents while texting) over their victims. The Court decided that it is those who cause injuries, and not...