Illinois

Lien Rights without an “Improvement” to the Property

A surveyor who laid out a subdivision where only one house was built was nonetheless entitled to a lien under Illinois law, per the Illinois Supreme Court. As many readers know, mechanic’s lien laws have historically derived from the idea that cons… Read More
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Categories: Construction

Statute of Repose Does Not Bar Fraudulent Concealment Claim

A condo association will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the original developers filed 15 years after completion of the project, and despite a 10-year statute of repose. A divided Illinois Supreme Court has applied a “fraud-based” ex… Read More
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About Stan Martin

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Stan Martin holds a law degree and an undergraduate degree in architecture. He has been involved with the construction industry for more than 45 years, working in construction prior to law school and beginning his construction law practice. Over the course of his career, he has served on boards and committees for organizations including the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, the Boston Society of Architects, and the Massachusetts Building Congress.

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